Issue Brief: LGBT Voting Behavior
Virat K. Gupta; Raymond Arthur Smith
- Issue Brief: LGBT Voting Behavior
Gupta, Virat K.
Smith, Raymond Arthur
- Political Science
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- This issue brief will focus on voting behavior within the Gay and Lesbian community. The data provided will prove that members of the LGBT community usually vote strongly Democratic and typically perceive their ideological preferences as more aligned with the Democratic Party and progressive candidates. In addition, there is a discussion what LGBT voters may use as their criteria for choosing candidates, and what that criteria may show about the evolution of Gay and Lesbian voting in the U.S.
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