What is behind the prime minister’s lack of popularity among women? It could be his history of sexist and condescending comments.
Women don’t like Scott Morrison. All recent polls indicate a significant gap in the Coalition primary vote between men and women, with a difference of 6 to 10 points. The latest Roy Morgan poll indicated that, in terms of two-party preference, the women’s vote for the Coalition was 41% compared to 59% for Labour. This is a big gap.
Why is this so? An ACTU report suggests that women are being hit harder by cost-of-living increases and job security issues, both major issues in the election, and Morrison’s mishandling of publicity surrounding the alleged Brittany Higgins’ rape and Richelle Miller’s mistreatment in March of last year have also fed into the notion.
However, it seems that Morrison’s position with women has been falling for some time and women who follow such things believe that is what Morrison has. saying since he came to Parliament which has contributed to this low reputation.
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