Historical Gender Gap in Presidential Elections

Historical Gender Gap in Presidential Elections
Chart: Historical Gender Gap in Presidential ElectionsDescription: A look at the gender gap in presidential election exit polls since 1972, shows that current the current gender divide (18) has been the highest since the 2000 elections (20). The gender divide hardly existed in 1972 and 1976 when Carter and Nixon were equally favored.Tags: New York Times, gender, politics, women, men, male, female, presidential election, election, romney, obamaAuthor: charts powered by iCharts
Published by iCharts C. on Wednesday, October 24, 2012 in  Politics  US Election 2012
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A look at the gender gap in presidential election exit polls since 1972, shows that current the current gender divide (18) has been the highest since the 2000 elections (20). The gender divide hardly existed in 1972 and 1976 when Carter and Nixon were equally favored among men and women.

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