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But we just spoke -- democratic strategist Joseph Trippi a little bit about the role of women voters in November governor Romney's wife and will be speaking in prime time at the convention tomorrow night.
-- -- -- -- -- also feature several other high profile women including senator Kelly -- a New Hampshire South Carolina governor Nikki Haley.
Former secretary of state Condoleezza Rice New Mexico governor Susanna Martinez and Newt Gingrich -- wife Callista.
John Roberts is live in Tampa with more on all of this hi John.
Hey good morning -- Jenny Alex somebody elections that we've seen in the past this one is going to be all about women voters.
They make up the majority of the US electorate 54% in 2008 they are more reliable.
Than male voters as well and Mitt Romney needs to have women in order to win.
At present though he has a deficit.
To president Barack Obama of about eleven point so.
Governor Romney is reaching out to women where they live talking to them about the economy about pocketbook issue book issues about.
Mortgages gasoline prices putting food on the table pledging on Saturday in Ohio that he will do whatever he can to help the growing number of women who own their own businesses.
Florida attorney general -- body you'll also be speaking here tomorrow night thinks that governor Romney's policies are the right ones for women in America.
The women care about things that Mitt Romney cares about.
We care about the economy we care about the job market.
We care that unemployment is at an all time high we -- that the poverty level for women is at an all time high.
Now the Obama campaign is countering that argument saying wait a minute a lot of the policies that Romney Ryan are pursuing would actually hurt women and they have put out a new ad featuring a number of Republican women.
Who say they'll vote for President Obama this year because the Republican Party has moved just too -- to the right for them.
Now I've spoken with a lot of Republican women asking what does Mitt Romney need to do to close that gap among women.
Some say they wish that he had more of what President Obama has and that's an innate ability to connect with women.
But Tennessee congresswoman Marsha Blackburn said she'd like to see the Romney campaign do something else.
A couple of things specific like that he needs to do the Republican Party has a deep bench -- accomplished went and those women need to be moved to the forefront.
And that today need to tell their stories that will be the second thing.
Moved to the forefront even more than they are and as you mentioned at the top -- this -- a big program a very powerful very prominent Republican women.
We'll take the stage beginning tomorrow here in Tampa Jenna.
And we can have told both Johns about this that women all over the country knew all the time it was all about that's just for the record can I didn't.
But it always did and always did and rightfully so only the facts here -- John thank you very much an interesting report and not a have a little bit more on that now.
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