Tuesday, August 19, 2008

McCain's Gay Poll Numbers Worse than Bush

John McCain has less LGBT support than George Bush

Gay voters overwhelmingly support Senator Obama over Senator McCain in the presidential election according to results of a Harris Interactive poll released this morning, it is also predicted that McCain will garner less of the LGBT vote than President Bush did in 2000 and 2004.

68 percent of those polled between August 1 and 7 prefer Obama. 10 percent favor McCain, while three percent prefer the Green Party's Ralph Nader and one percent back Libertarian candidate and Georgia Congressman Bob Barr. Three percent chose "Other," while 15 percent remain undecided.

In the 2000 and 2004 elections, Bush got 23 percent of the vote among gays, lesbians and bisexuals. In contrast, President Clinton had 66 percent of the gay vote in 1996.

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