With the Republican National Convention out of the way, the Democratic National Convention is now taking center stage -- and our readers have lots to say about what's going on.

From women in poverty, a subject we're covering in depth at our very own Shadow Conventions, to Forbes' list of the world's most powerful women, HuffPost Women is buzzing with talk of the November election.

Here's what some of you had to say about the topics most important to you:

After looking through the slideshow, vote for the women's issue that is the most important to you this election in the poll below -- and then tell us why you voted that way in the comments.

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  • from <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/08/29/women-and-poverty-united-states-facts-statistics_n_1838384.html" target="_hplink">"Women And Poverty In The United States: 18 Essential Facts And Statistics"</a>

  • from <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/08/29/women-and-poverty-united-states-facts-statistics_n_1838384.html" target="_hplink">"Women And Poverty In The United States: 18 Essential Facts And Statistics"</a>

  • "...the use of talking points by parties is not want I want. I want to talk about the problems and their ideas to fix them." - <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/Alice_Belle_Williams/_1836184_181516779.html" target="_hplink">Alice Belle Williams</a> from <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/carrie-tuhy/republican-convention_b_1836184.html" target="_hplink">"Why We Should Listen to GOP Women"</a>

  • from <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/08/22/most-powerful-women-forbes-angela-merkel-hillary-clinton-2012_n_1821443.html" target="_hplink">"Most Powerful Women: Angela Merkel, Hillary Clinton Top Forbes' 2012 List"</a>

  • from <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/08/29/women-and-poverty-united-states-facts-statistics_n_1838384.html" target="_hplink">"Women And Poverty In The United States: 18 Essential Facts And Statistics"</a>

  • from <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/08/29/women-and-poverty-united-states-facts-statistics_n_1838384.html" target="_hplink">"Women And Poverty In The United States: 18 Essential Facts And Statistics"</a>

  • from <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/marlo-thomas/politicomedy-political-bloopers_b_1832986.html" target="_hplink">"Bipartisan Laughter: Our Favorite Political Bloopers and Blunders"</a>


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If you had to choose just one, which women's issue is the most important to you this election?

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