Voting Preferences by Gender

How wide is the Gender Gap?

The line graph at the link provided seeks to explore the differences in political preferences between male and female voters for Democratic candidates for the United States House of Representatives from 2008-2018. Data for this graph comes from the Cooperative Congressional Election Study. Closely examine the line graph and answer the questions below.

1)  What are two trends you see in this data?

2)  Provide two hypotheses to explain the difference in voting difference between women and men.

3) Do you think this “gender gap” will continue in the 2020 election? Why or why not?