Trade policy is the only issue that men are significantly more likely than women to call very important to their presidential vote. Political Parties, Political Attitudes and Values, U. About six-in-ten men (62%) say the issue of trade policy will be very important to them in making their decision this fall; 52% of women say the same. It remains to be seen whether the gender gap this fall will be on par with other recent elections, or whether men and women will be further apart in their preferences than in any of the last 11 presidential elections.The June Pew Research Center survey shows the gender gap in presidential candidate preference can be seen across demographic groups.According to a Pew Research Center survey conducted June 15-26 (before the Republican and Democratic conventions), there is a 16-point gender gap in general election support for Clinton.Overall, 59% of women voters say they would support Clinton over Trump, compared with 43% of men.It’s a sad fact that elements of the gay community are racist.
In the Center’s current survey, men were 15 points more likely than women to say Trump understands their needs (44% vs.Other recent national polls also have found a double-digit gap between men and women in their support for Clinton.An NBC News/Wall Street Journal survey fielded July 9-13 found women registered voters were 13 points more likely than men to back Clinton over Trump in a head-to-head contest.In Pew Research Center data dating to 1992, women have been consistently more likely than men to identify as a Democrat or lean toward the Democratic Party.
Over the first half of 2016, 54% of women identify with or lean toward the Democratic Party, compared with 42% of men.
Differences between men and women also are seen in their views of the two 2016 candidates’ personal traits and characteristics.