2018 is predicted to have the largest gender gap in voting since voter polling first began in 1958. One poll found that Democratic candidates lead among women, 58 to 33 percent, while Republicans lead among men, 50 to 42 percent.
The 2016 presidential election featured the largest gender gap on record. However, with midterm elections coming up, will things stay the same? The polls are pointing toward ‘yes,’ prompting some to rename this gender gap a ‘gender chasm.’