How Have Women Voted Since Suffrage? It’s Complicated | History

A century has elapsed since the 19th Amendment granted women the right to vote at the federal level. But no single analysis of those 100 years can explain “the women’s vote,” as it’s impossible to summarize half of the country’s population with one political narrative.

That aside, for political scientists and historians, a dive into how the women’s vote has shaped elections and campaigning offers fascinating insights into presidential politics. Initially, in the years after suffrage, women’s turnout at the polls lagged, but since 1980, a higher proportion of women vote in presidential elections than men. Women also differ from men in their political choices, a fact that should put to bed the myth that that’s persisted for a century—that women vote just like their husbands. This idea taps sexist assumptions about men’s domestic control and women’s political disinterest, rather than the simple reality that marriages are founded on shared

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Mariah Carey on ‘Betrayal and Beauty’ of Relationship with Her Mom: It’s a ‘Complicated Journey’

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Mariah Carey is getting more candid than ever before about her ″complicated″ relationship with mother Patricia.

In her new memoir The Meaning of Mariah Carey, the singer explains the history of their rollercoaster bond, even including her mother in the opening dedication. ″And to Pat, my mother, who, through it all, I do believe actually did the best she could. I will love you the best I can, always,″ it reads.

Carey discusses how she’s always wanted to be her mom’s light and make her proud, saying how much she respected her as a singer and working mother. ″I loved her deeply, and, like most kids, I wanted her to be a safe place for me. Above all, I desperately wanted to believe her,″ she writes.

″But ours is a story of betrayal and beauty. Of love

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