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Gender at the Illinois Primary

  Illinois was one of three states holding its primary on March 17th, in the midst of the Coronavirus health crisis. Covid-19 also impacted Edison Research/National Election Pool who usually conducts the in-person exit polling used by news organizations, researchers, and this blog to analyze who voted for whom. Instead, some news organizations are using …

Gender at the Arizona Primary

  Joe Biden won a double-digit victory in the Arizona Primary beating Bernie Sanders by 11 points.  Arizona was one of three states holding its primary on March 17th, in the midst of the Coronavirus health crisis.  Nevertheless, Democratic turnout was actually up from 2016 levels as many Arizonans voted in advance via mail or …

Gender at the Florida Primary

  Joe Biden won a decisive victory in the delegate-rich Florida Primary beating Bernie Sanders by 39 points. Florida was one of three states holding its primary on March 17th, in the midst of the Coronavirus health crisis. Nevertheless, Democratic turnout was actually up from 2016 levels as many Floridians voted in advance or took …

3 Things to Remember: A Global Health Crisis + Gender in Politics

  COVID-19 has dramatically impacted Americans across the country over the last week, with serious public health and economic consequences; it’s safe to say that this global health crisis will have a lasting effect on many facets of American life, including politics. With a record-tying number of women governors and a number of women mayors …

Gender on the Debate Stage: March 15th Numbers

  For a full recap of the March 15th debate numbers, head here. In the age of Coronavirus, what was possibly the last scheduled Democratic debate of the primary season was a debate like no other. In what was the first two-person forum,  Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders appeared together (yet socially distanced by six …

March Debate: What We Saw

  In some ways, last night’s Democratic presidential primary debate is one for the history books. With the coronavirus safety measures being instituted across the country in mind, this debate had no audience, the podiums were six feet apart, and the candidates didn’t shake hands – they bumped elbows. In other ways, the debate stage …

5 Ruth Bader Ginsburg Quotes that Will Inspire and Empower You

  Happy birthday to the woman, the myth, the legend herself: Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Or as she’s more affectionately known, The Notorious RBG. Born in 1933, Ruth Bader Ginsburg was sworn into the Supreme Court in August 1993, and has long been a champion for …

Media Round Up: March 8th

Happy Friday! Welcome to our Media Round Up. Each week we’re collecting and sharing our favorite gender + politics stories. Here’s what caught our eye this week: Watch out, 2024, women are ‘Ready, Willing, and Electable’ Barbara Lee, Boston Globe Following the exit of the last viable woman candidate in the 2020 presidential race, Barbara …

Gender at the Missouri Primary

  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. …

Gender at the North Dakota Primary

  Bernie Sanders picked up his only win of the night on Super Tuesday II in the North Dakota caucus where he defeated Joe Biden 53% to 40%. Unfortunately, we don’t know much about the composite of the electorate because entrance polling was not conducted at caucus sites. North Dakota did not hold a Republican …

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