Presidential campaigns appeal to women voters

Posted at 10:52 AM, Oct 13, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-13 10:52:14-04

Political experts say women could decide the outcome of this election.

The 2012 presidential election saw more than 10 million more women vote than men, which is why both presidential campaigns are making efforts to appeal to women voters, especially right here in Michigan.

Linda Lee Tarver, a co-chair for 'Trump For Michigan' says Trump's track record of creating jobs and support of stricter abortion laws should appeal to women. And she doesn't think his 2005 comments about sexually assaulting women are relevant. 

"We didn't need to deal with 11 year old remarks to endorse our candidate, because he's on the right side of our issues," said Tarver. "Mr. Trump is pro-life and his Vice President is pro-life. They believe in life and this is the first thing that's required for us - is life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Life should matter."

Jan Bidwell works for the Clinton campaign here in Michigan and thinks Clinton is by far the most qualified candidate for President.

"What she has done, what she has accomplished as a strong woman is awesome," said Bidwell. "It blows my mind. So, I'm going to do everything I can for her from now until election day."

The most recent polls by FOX News, CNN and The Economist show that Clinton has more than a double digit lead over Trump among women voters.