New Voter Guides Explore Candidates’ Positions on “Women’s Issues”

Two new voter guides are rank the two major party candidates’ positions on a wide variety of issues of concern to women.

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The Economists’ Policy Group for Women–an organization formed in 1992 to evaluate the positions of presidential candidates–has released a voters guide that examines the candidates’ positions on ten issues of concern to women (which should also be of concern to men). The guide uses the candidates’ positions, speeches, websites, and past voting records to assign each of the major party candidates a grade.

The grading follows:

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In addition to the grades, there are nine pages of information outlining why the candidates’ received their respective grades.

On a related note, there is also an excellent new evaluation of the candidates’ positions on international issues of concern to women.

Author: mediamouse

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