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American Women, 2003

Facts and Figures about American Women's History, 2003, from the U.S. Census Bureau

9. What percentage of women, age 18 over and citizens, cast ballots in the last presidential election -- and what percentage of their male counterparts did so?

Answer: 61% of women and 58% of men

Among all voting-age people, women have voted at higher rates than men in every presidential election since 1984.

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10. As of the 2000 census,

(a) how many American women were military veterans and

(b) how many were serving in the armed forces?

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau

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