Posted by | October 2, 2012 14:20 | Filed under: Top Stories

Submitted by Cheston Catalano

Quinnipiac University’s poll shows President Obama at 56% and Mitt Romney 38% with women.

Female voters have been more supportive of Democrats for decades, while men vote more Republican. The so-called gender gap owes partly to women being more supportive of federal government programs than men.

Peter A. Brown, assistant director of Hamden, Connecticut- based Quinnipiac’s polling institute, said it was “very difficult to win an election when you are getting shellacked among women, the group.

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By: Cheston Catalano

Cheston Catalano is a Kentucky-based journalist whose work has been featured in the Chattanooga Times Free Press and the Clarksville Leaf Chronicle. He is a long-time contributor to Liberaland.