Why do White Women Vote for Trump?

Event Date: 

Friday, December 6, 2019 - 2:00am to 4:00am

Event Location: 

  • McCune Conference Room
  • 6020 HSSB
  • Race
  • Gender
  • Space
  • and Electoral Politics

The big feminist question that came out of the 2016 election was: why did 53% of white women vote for Donald Trump? Our panel of experts on race, gender, and politics will address what we know and don't know about white women's voting patterns in the past, present, and future. 

Jane Junn, Political Science & Gender and Sexualities, USC
Lorrie Frasure-Yokley, Political Science and African American Studies, UCLA
Justin Gest, Policy and Government, George Mason University
William Marble, Political Science, Stanford University
Alice O'Connor, History and Blum Center, UCSB
Edwina Barvosa, Feminist Studies and Political Science, UCSB

Why Do white women vote for trump?