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Why Women Still Won’t Vote for Women

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Posted on October 16 2010 5:08 pm
Phyllis Chesler is an Emerita Professor of Psychology and Women's Studies at City University of New York. For extended biography visit The Phyllis Chesler Organization.
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It is 2010, ninety years after American women first won the right to vote, and nearly fifty years after Betty Friedan’s influential work “The Feminine Mystique” was published, and women still do not want to vote for women.

And women definitely do not want to vote for Republican women. For example, in Connecticut, Republican Linda McMahon has only 34 percent of the female vote as compared to Democrat Richard Blumenthal who has 61 percent of the female vote. In Delaware, Republican Christine O’Donnell has only 25 percent of the female vote as compared to her Democratic opponent Chris Coons, who leads with 58 percent of the female vote; in Nevada, Democrat Harry Reid is beating Republican Sharron Angle by a 51-33 margin. According to pollsters, Sharron Angle is a “staunch conservative, something that tends to turn off female voters.”

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