Unmarried Women Are More Politically Liberal. Here’s Why.

There’s long been evidence that unmarried women are more politically liberal than married ones, but there’s never been a good explanation for why this is the case. Now there is. Sociologist Kelsy Kretschmer of Oregon State University (OSU) found that women who are not married tend to be more concerned about the social status of women as a group, which makes them more politically liberal and likely to vote Democrat than married women.

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