Quinnipiac: Obama 18 Points Over Romney With Women
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.