Poll finds surprising amount of support for an LGBT President

Poll Finds LGBT Presidential Candidate Will Fair Better Than An Evangelical
Poll Finds LGBT Presidential Candidate Will Fair Better Than An Evangelical


Could you handle a queer commander and chief? According to a Wall Street Journal NBC poll, Americans will be more comfortable with an LGBT presidential candidate in apposed to an Evangelical Christian one.

Sixty-one percent of participants said that they would be enthusiastic of comfortable with a gay or lesbian candidate, while only 52% will be comfortable with an Evangelical. Less than a decade ago in 2006, a same survey found that only 43% of Americans would support an LGBT candidate.

The results revealed that Americans are actually quite open to having a gay presidential candidate.

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