Politics

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From Rage Moms To Trump Moms — 2020 Was A Big Year For Mothers & Politics

Despite being sidelined by a pandemic, moms turned up and out.

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The 19th amendment passed 100 years ago, but a lower percentage of women than men voted in each election until 1980, when Ronald Reagan won the White House. Since then, women have continued to vote at higher percentages than men and have become a powerful constituency.

Many people predicted the 2020 presidential election would hinge on how women, and especially moms, voted. So how did they affect the outcome?