Battleground states are notoriously contentious and politicians spend weeks kissing babies, eating road food and talking politics with the voters with the power to decide the Presidential Elections. But in some states women's votes matter more than others. Why? A powerful mix of sheer numbers and the worth of each vote. Here, we weigh the 2012 battleground states where Republicans and Democrats must win the vote of women.
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