2:41 pm November 10, 2010, by Christopher Seward
Political Insider’s Jim Galloway talked with a few Democrats this week to find out how they planned to regain their footing after their recent drubbing at the polls.
Gender may be the answer, [state Rep. Stacey] Abrams and others think. The Republican party has become the party of the white male Georgian. White female voters have become the decision-makers in elections – the swing voters.
To climb out of the black-versus-white box, Democrats will need to create a different, male-versus-female box – with education and economic security as the primary issues….
State Rep. Mary Margaret Oliver (D-Decatur) agreed. “It’s very important that the gender gap be understood by the Democratic party now,” she said.
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