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Students at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee wait in line to vote in the presidential election on Nov. 8, 2016, at Sandburg Hall on the campus in Milwaukee.(Photo: Mike De Sisti / Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)

Women and men have long diverged in their views of Donald Trump.

But in Wisconsin, the gender gap over President Trump has grown to staggering proportions, a recent poll suggests.

In a statewide survey released last week by the Marquette Law School, 54% of men approved of Trump’s performance in office and 39% disapproved — for a “net approval” rating of plus 15.

But among women, 33% approved and 60% disapproved, for a net approval of minus 27.     

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Compared to the last time Marquette polled in Wisconsin — June 2017 — Trump’s net approval is down 8 points among women but up 14 points among men.