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Straight America Would Have Elected Romney

Self-identified straight voters would have elected Romney over Obama in the National Election, Ohio, & Florida, according to a study of the election by the Williams Institute.

Graph of National Vote:

by Anonymousreply 711/21/2012

Read about the study's methodology:

by Anonymousreply 111/21/2012

I'm not doubting gay/lesbian identified voters played a significant role in Pres. Obama's re-election (to the point where it's aggravating that news outlets continuously leave us out of the equation); however the methodology that the linked-to article used as its basis is seriously flawed for obvious reasons.

by Anonymousreply 211/21/2012

"Straight America" elected George W. Bush twice, so this is considered news?

by Anonymousreply 311/21/2012

This is why we hate them

by Anonymousreply 411/21/2012

I know plenty of straight white men&women, of all ages, who voted for Pres Obama. Also how about Asians who increased their vote for Obama this election cycle?

by Anonymousreply 511/21/2012

Anecdotally speaking, all hispanics I've ever met have been extremely conservative, yet a big percentage voted for my Chocolate POTUS too.

by Anonymousreply 611/21/2012

Obama probably would have won the electoral vote from straight voters alone, but it would have been too close to call with the popular vote.

by Anonymousreply 711/21/2012
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