Contributed by Olga Vanucci.
- November 2, 1920, was the first election in which women from every state were allowed to vote, following the ratification of the 19th amendment on August 18 of that year.
- In 1920, 36% of eligible women turned out to vote, compared with 68% of men. The low turnout for women was partly due to other barriers to voting, such as literacy tests, long residency requirements and poll taxes.
- In every presidential election since 1980, the proportion of eligible female adults who voted has exceeded the proportion of eligible male adults who voted.
- In 2016, 63% of eligible women and 59% of eligible men voted.
- In 2016, 54% of women voted for Clinton and 39% voted for Trump.
- Biden is leading in the polls among female registered voters by 59% to 35%. Don’t count on the polls!
- https://www.whenweallvote.org/ … we win.