If there's a theme to the 2012 U.S. presidential election season, it isn't quirky first names (hello, Mitt and Barack) or expensive haircuts. It's women. Campaign conversations have revolved around reproductive rights, the gender wage gap and legal protections for women -- and why? Because women are a valuable voter demographic that statistically shows up to the polls in greater numbers than men. But does that mean that U.S. women vote differently from their male counterparts? Take the Gender of Politics Quiz and find out.
Question 1 of 10
The election of which president marked a significant shift in the number of females who voted Republican vs. Democrat?
Question 2 of 10
True or false: Women are more likely to identify as independent voters.
Question 3 of 10
True or false: In U.S. presidential elections, more women go to the polls than men.
Question 4 of 10
Which of the following demographics is LEAST likely to vote Democrat?
Question 5 of 10
True or false: More women than men favor legalized abortion.
Question 6 of 10
Are men or women statistically more likely to support universal healthcare?
Question 7 of 10
True or false: Women see ideal government as altruistic. Men want their government individualistic.
Question 8 of 10
True or false: In general, married couples vote alike.
Question 9 of 10
Which of the following Democratic presidential candidates won the largest percentage of the female vote?
Question 10 of 10