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By Malliga Och
August 28, 2014
Women—more precisely, single, unmarried women—have been on the minds of both Democratic and Republican pundits lately. Why? Because 67% of “all the single ladies” (a.k.a. Beyoncé voters) voted for Obama in the last election. On top of that, single women, who are one quarter of all eligible voters, could greatly influence who ends up holding the Senate majority in upcoming elections. This is a marked changed from the 2004 election, where pundits bemoaned the apathy of unmarried and young women who apparently cared more about shopping than exercising their right to vote—quickly termed Sex and the City voters by the media. Continue reading