Nominate a woman? Some Democratic women aren’t so sure
TIPTON, Iowa (AP) — Some Democratic women say they’re worried about nominating a woman for president after Hillary Clinton’s loss to Donald Trump.
The Associated Press talked to dozens of women in early-voting states who express that concern — even a record number of women are seeking the party’s presidential nomination in 2020.
These worries are creating a paradox for Democrats.
Women are among the party’s most energized and engaged voters, making up more than half the electorate in the 2018 midterms, when Democrats sent a historic number of women to Congress.
But the Oval Office has been elusive. And given Democrats’ deep desire to oust Trump, some don’t want to take any chances with their nominee.