Academic Commons


How Women Vote: Exploring the Relationship Gender and Party Affiliation

Burton, Joshua Matthew; Smith, Raymond Arthur

The overwhelming majority of women identify with the Democratic party and vote for Democrats. There are a few exceptions to this generalization, which shows that gender is only a single factor in determining political identification, thus allowing the Republican party to still hold a significant portion of the female electorate.

Geographic Areas


  • thumnail for Burton_Joshua-IssueBrief.pdf Burton_Joshua-IssueBrief.pdf application/pdf 643 KB Download File

More About This Work

Academic Units
Political Science
Majority Rule and Minority Rights Issue Briefs
Published Here
December 3, 2016
Academic Commons provides global access to research and scholarship produced at Columbia University, Barnard College, Teachers College, Union Theological Seminary and Jewish Theological Seminary. Academic Commons is managed by the Columbia University Libraries.