## US Elections and Gender: 24 Point Swing

From: andrew cooke <andrew@...>

Date: Tue, 29 Mar 2016 20:37:59 -0300

TBH this is somewhat unbelievable:
http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/2016/03/24/gender-is-costing-hillary-clinton-big-among-men/

Half of the respondents were asked about the distribution of income in their
own households - whether they or their spouse earned more money - before
other half were only asked about the distribution of income in their
household at the end of the survey. This question was designed to remind
people of disruption to traditional gender roles, without explicitly
mentioning Clinton or a female president, and simulate the sorts of subtle
gender-based attacks that can be expected when Clinton is a general election
candidate.

The effects of the gender role threat question are enormous. As Figure 1
Andrew