Gender at the Missouri Primary

Betsy Fischer Martin | Mar 12, 2020

 

Joe Biden scored a big win over Bernie Sanders in the Missouri Democratic primary beating the Senator by 25 points.

What do we know about the women of Missouri who voted on Super Tuesday II?

In terms of turnout, women made up a majority of Democratic primary voters – totaling 54% of the electorate.

2020 DEM MO PRIMARY TURNOUT

Source: National Election Pool/Edison Research

And women in Missouri overwhelming preferred Biden to Sanders.

WOMEN SUPPORT 

Source: National Election Pool/Edison Research

MISSOURI GENDER GAP

Source: 3/10/20 Missouri Exit Poll/Edison Research/National Election Pool

Note: The Missouri Republican Party did hold a presidential preference contest with President Trump receiving 97% of the vote and former Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld receiving 1% of the vote. There is no exit poll data available.

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