Bloomberg’s fraught history with women threatens to undermine his candidacy
Energized in response to President Trump’s win in 2016, women have become an increasingly influential voting bloc. Nearly 3 in 10 women say they’ve increased their political involvement in recent years, according to a December poll commissioned by the Barbara Lee Family Foundation and the Women & Politics Institute at American University.
Women, particularly swing voters living in the suburbs, were decisive in helping Democrats win the House of Representatives in 2018.
“These are healthcare voters, [gun] safety voters, education voters,” said Celinda Lake, a Democratic pollster who specializes in women voters.
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