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Significant Digits: 40 Percent

February 23, 2016

538 highlights Rebecca Traister’s story on how important unmarried women will be this cycle:

Their numbers are growing, bringing “massive social and political implications.” In 2012, unmarried women were 23 percent of the electorate, and for the first time it’s expected that a majority of women voters will be unmarried. However, last presidential-election cycle, 40 percent of single women had not registered to vote. “This is partly because of the very obstacles that single women need social policy to account for.”

Full story at NY MagazineThe Cut [via 538]