February 23, 2006
ISO Dependable SF For LTR, Race Unimportant
It’s a tantalizing problem, especially for Democrats, whom unmarried women tend to favor. If the 20 million who didn’t vote in 2004 had … even turned out at the same rate as married women, Kerry probably would’ve won.
Posted by Wayne Uff at February 23, 2006 10:48 AM
Unmarried women are “by far the most Democratic base, except for African-Americans,” said Democratic pollster Stanley Greenberg …
In 2004, I worked very hard to secure the vote of a Republican, 40-something, single-woman neighbor. She'd grown to dislike/be frightened of Bush and wanted him out of office, but she didn't like Kerry any better, based on what she saw on TV because she doesn't take a newspaper. I think in the end she didn't vote at all, mostly because the national Democrats didn't try to win her vote.