October 6, 2015
What's New
Join us on Twitter during the first Democratic presidential debate (Tuesday, October 13 at 9pm EST) for live commentary and analysis. 

Presidential Gender Watch ( @GenderWatch2016 ) will be joined by political communications specialist Chris Jahnke ( @christinejahnke ), founder of Positive Communications and author of   The Well-Spoken Woman: Your Guide to Looking and Sounding Your Best
Jahnke has provided speech and debate coaching to more women candidates and elected officials than any other trainer.  As a consultant to EMILY's List, she helped elect a record number of women to the U.S. Senate in 2012.  Chris has prepped First Lady Michelle Obama and was an advisor to Hillary Clinton's first presidential campaign. 

Don't miss these expert insights throughout the debate and join the conversation using the hashtag #GenderWatch2016. 
Expert Analysis
What Difference Have Women Made in the Presidential Race? We're Talking about Feminism.
In her latest post, PGW Expert Dr. Kelly Dittmar  identifies at least one concrete difference in a presidential campaign with two female major party contenders. 
Read more here .   

Gender Didn't "Happen" to Carly Fiorina (or Anyone)
PGW Expert Dr. Kelly Dittmar argues that gender identity informs the lenses through which candidates, including Carly Fiorina, are evaluated, the strategies that they employ and the strategies employed against them.  Read more here.   

Don't forget to check out our latest installment of
On the Bias, where we highlight the ways in which  candidates and commentators fall into the traps of gendered rhetoric.
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Facts & Figures

Don't miss the latest facts and figures at Presidential Gender Watch. Here are some recent highlights:
In the latest national poll from Suffolk University and USA Today, 95% of respondents - including 92% of Republicans and 97% of Democrats - said they would vote for a "qualified woman" for president. 

A new Wall Street Journal/NBC News/Marist poll  in Iowa finds Carly Fiorina leading Hillary Clinton 52 to 38 in a hypothetical match up. IA women are nearly evenly split between the two female candidates, but Fiorina leads among men by 27 points.

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