Gender and Politics in the media

Obama’s struggles with white voters: Racism has nothing to do with it

National Poll Shows Obama Ahead By 3 Points Hartford Courant With women rallying to the Democrats, President Barack Obama holds a slim, 3-point lead nationwide over Republican Mitt Romney as Election Day approaches, according to a new University of Connecticut/Hartford Courant poll…

Latest Presidential Polls: Obama is Still Winning Big Among Women PolicyMic There’s no doubt that Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney has gained ground and made the race closer than what it was before the first presidential debate in Denver, Colorado.

Obama’s struggles with white voters: Racism has nothing to do with it New York Daily News (blog) In recent days and weeks, Romney’s pulled ahead or within points of Obama among a number of demographics, including women, where a Gallup/USAToday poll had him within a point of Obama among likely female voters in swing states

CNN Poll: Close contest for Florida’s 29 electoral votes CNN (blog) “This suggests that in Florida women are voting more on the basis of pocketbook concerns and issues that split young and old throughout the country,” adds Holland. According to the poll, the president and the former Massachusetts governor are tied …

Obama Battling To Maintain Women’s Vote, Seen As His Key To Victory North Country Public Radio  Four years ago, 56 percent of female voters cast their ballots for Barack Obama. But with a recent poll showing him tied with Mitt Romney among women, Obama has been working anew to sway the demographic seen as key to his hold on the

Mitt Romney still struggling to convince Pennsylvania’s female voters The Guardian To Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, Briana Mihok is gold dust. She ticks the three boxes that qualify her to be exactly the type of voter the presidential candidates are focusing all their attention on as the White House race enters its final three weeks …

Presidential candidates fight for the women’s vote Today’s THV (CBS) — As President Obama and Mitt Romney crisscross the battleground states and saturated the airwaves with ads they’re honing in on women voters. Virginia mothers Adrian McClellan and Susan Lilly are targets for Mitt Romney and President …

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