Poll: Trump Still Hasn't Turned Off Women

He's leading among female supporters: Reuters poll
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 12, 2015 6:24 AM CDT
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump addresses a GOP fundraising event, Tuesday, Aug 11, 2015, in Birch Run, Mich.   (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

(Newser) – Female voters are apparently ignoring Donald Trump's recent comments about Megyn Kelly or aren't fazed by them, suggests a new Reuters poll, which has Trump leading among women Republican supporters. Many consider his outspokenness to be refreshing. "I like how disgusted he is in how things are right now," says one. "I'm not fed up with Donald Trump. I'm fed up with Barack Obama." His comments have pushed away some, though. Female support for Trump actually fell from 26% on Aug. 3 to 20% when the five-day poll wrapped yesterday. " "He just started to talk too much," says one former supporter. In a street poll in Lehigh County, Pa., a third of all women interviewed said they were supporting Trump.

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