A Center for Responsive Politics report revealed some surprising trends about female voter habits leading up to the 2020 presidential elections. More than 1 million people have donated to the 2020 elections so far, but women still make up a minority of contributions overall, accounting for 44 percent of total donations, NPR reports

Female candidates appear to win over women’s donations, with Sens. Elizabeth Warren’s (D-Mass.) and Kamala Harris’s (D-Calif.) donors being majority female. However, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) received less money from female donors than other male candidates, bucking the positive relationship between female voters’ contributions and female candidates. 

About 35 percent of donations to Trump’s reelection campaign came from women, with suburban women making up the majority of large-dollar donors, or donors who give more than $200. This is a jump from Trump's 2016 campaign, when just 28 percent of his donors were female, which could be a positive indicator for the president, Republican strategist Alice Stewart told NPR.

Published on Nov 26, 2019