Exclusive poll: Which women are most fired up for 2020

Jan 22, 2020

Democratic women are gearing up to become even more engaged around the 2020 election than they’ve been in recent years, according to a new survey by American University’s Women & Politics Institute and the Barbara Lee Family Foundation provided exclusively to Axios.

Why it matters: That’s a warning sign for the GOP, which has been losing female voters to the Democratic Party at significant rates over the last few cycles.

By the numbers: 39% of Democratic likely women voters said they’d be more involved in this year’s political issues or campaigns. That compares with just 23% of Republican women.

  • Four in 10 millenial women and women of color said they planned to be more involved.
  • In the 2018 midterms, 59% of women overall voted for a Democratic House candidate — with those rates reaching 73% for Latinas and 92% for black women.
  • By a 2-to-1 margin, millennial women say they’ll vote for a Democratic candidate over a Republican candidate in the 2020 presidential election, per a poll from TheSkimm.

Read more at Axios

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