On Sunday, FiveThirtyEight blogger and heralded interpreter of poll numbers Nate Silver wrote in “‘Gender Gap’ Near Historic Highs”:
If only women voted, President Obama would be on track for a landslide re-election, equaling or exceeding his margin of victory over John McCain in 2008. … Although polls disagree on the exact magnitude of the gender gap (and a couple of recent ones seemed to show Mitt Romney eliminating the president’s advantage with women voters), the consensus of surveys points to a large one this year — rivaling the biggest from past elections.
This is why:
10. Roe v. Wade.
9. The Supreme Court.
5. Health care.