I have experienced this first hand while canvassing door to door.
“Wives asked their husbands directly who the two were going to vote for. Many seemed cowed. Husbands answered the door and refused to let the wife speak to canvassers, or talked or shouted over her, or insisted that she was going to vote Republican even though she was a registered Democrat, or insisted there were no Democrats in the house because she had never told him she was one. “
Door-to-door canvassers tell stories of husbands who bully, silence and control their wives into voting conservative