The Impact of African American Women on the Vote

African American women have the power to change the vote at the national level. In 2012, President Obama won by 4,982,296 votes, when 11,483,332 African American women voted. There are about 13,973,188 African American women who are voting-age U.S. citizens. African American women were 9.1% of the vote in the 2012 election. To read more of our full data set, click here.

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