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VPC Research Cited in The American Prospect

May 7th, 2015

The American Prospect explores the marriage gap: While a 7–percentage point gender gap was present in the 2008 election (56 percent of women went for Obama compared to 49 percent of men), the “marriage gap” was far greater. Fully 70 percent of unmarried women went for Obama compared to 29 percent for John McCain. In […]

Equal Pay Day: Unmarried Women Bear the Brunt of the Pay Gap

April 13th, 2015

Equal Pay Day falls on April 14th, marking just how far into the year a woman must work to earn as much as a man. Together with Lake Research Partners, VPC has been crunching the numbers to better understand the impact this unfair pay gap has on unmarried women. Women on average make 80 cents […]

4 in 10 Americans Look Forward to Checking Mail

April 5th, 2015

In a world of email, texts and social media, 41% of Americans nevertheless look forward to checking what is in their mailbox each day. That’s the result of a new survey, and information that’s near and dear to us. VPC will send millions of pieces of mail to potential voters in 2016. Over the past […]

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