Gender and Politics in the media

US: How the Republican Party Can Win Back Women, Propaganda postcards from suffragette era

Election 2012: Women Voters Win At Ballot Box, But Men Still Hold Key Influence Huffington Post WASHINGTON — Sorry, fellas, but President Barack Obama’s re-election makes it official: Women can overrule men at the ballot box. For the first time in research dating to 1952, a presidential candidate whom men chose decisively – Republican Mitt Romney – lost. More women voted for the other guy. It’s surprising it didn’t happen sooner because women have been voting in larger numbers than men for almost three decades, exit polls show.

Women a rare commodity in Oklahoma Legislature San Francisco Chronicle Only 12.8 percent of Oklahoma’s 149 state lawmakers are women, ranking the state 48th in the nation based on membership before the 2012 elections, according to the Center for American Women and Politics. Oklahoma’s ranking is unlikely to move as a …

Opinion: Anne Moses: Girls are key to solving the gender gap in electoral politics San Jose Mercury News The 2012 elections were groundbreaking, as voters ushered a record number of women into Congress. Twenty were elected to serve in the Senate, while the House will see at least 81 join its ranks. As we celebrate this tremendous victory for women and our …

How the Republican Party Can Win Back Women U.S. News & World Report Because more women than men vote, Republicans need to think about how and why they’re losing the women’s vote by such massive numbers if they want to put together a winning coalition for the future. What’s exacerbating the gender gap is a huge divide…

GOP needs to move beyond women’s rights litmus test NBCNews.com MSNBC host Krystal Ball, Republican strategist Susan Del Percio, and Ohio state Senator Nina Turner examine the latest Republican attempts to use public policy to subjugate women on the state level – and why the GOP uses women’s rights as the litmus…

Obama’s Campaign Manager Reflects on the 2012 … c-span.org The group EMILY’s List hosted a discussion on how women candidates andwomen’s issues …

War on women: Propaganda postcards from suffragette era show fierce battle … Daily Mail Women had an enormous influence on the outcome of the presidential election, but President Barack Obama wouldn’t have kept his job if it weren’t for the suffragettes. A sobering collection of anti-feminist propaganda, released by the University of …

 

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