Can women stop Democratic bleeding?

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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November 10th, 2010
3:01 pm

Whatever we can do to get our Party of the People and not Big Business and mindless go-alongs, I’m for it. We have a shady (at best) Governor and a philanderer for a Lt. Governor. This one-party rule has got to at least get some balance.