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Who’s winning the women’s vote? (Thursday’s Trail Mix)

It’s International Women’s Day, so what better day to ask the question: Was there a gender gap on Super Tuesday?

The answer: Yes and no.

When it comes to how women and men split their votes in Tuesday’s Ohio, Tennessee and Georgia primaries, there’s not that big a difference, as The Post’s polling director, Jon Cohen explains. The votes of men and women in those states tended to differ by a maximum of only about 5 percentage points.

But when you dig a little bit deeper, the exit polls show some warning signs for former Pennsylvania senator Rick Santorum.

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