Women are putting their money where their vote is at an increased rate this election. While female Americans still lag behind their male counterparts, giving only 36 percent of total campaign donations, so far this year they have tripled the total amount given by ladies in 2000. Women have donated $109 million to Barack Obama or John McCain.
Obama has received more money from women than John McCain. Seventy-five million dollars and 47 percent of donations over $200 have come from women to Barack Obama. As for John McCain, $34 million and 29 percent of his donations over $200 are from women.
So what about you ladies — have you opened your wallet for the man you want to become the next president?