Election exit polls always tell important stories. This year, however, those stories may be especially important for what they can tell us about the 2020 race for president.
All of the votes from last Tuesday haven’t even been counted yet, but already people are turning their attention to the 2020 election.
The 2018 midterm elections will be remembered as The Year of the Woman in more ways than one.
Certainly a major factor is that record numbers of women voters in urban and suburban areas gave control of the House of Representatives to the Democrats.
Conservative blogger Jennifer Rubin, a longtime Republican, warned her party on Tuesday that Donald Trump has “unleashed a pink resistance that will transform American politics forever.”
When Democrat Ralph Northam was elected as the Governor of Virginia, the election results highlighted a very powerful but as yet under-utilized political force: single women.
In cruising to a surprisingly easy victory Northam received an astounding 77 percent of the votes of unmarried women. And although these women make up 26 percent of the adult population, they comprised just 16 percent of the voters in the Virginia election.
Clinton leads by 9 points nationally and a whopping 19 points among women.