Kucinich: Vote for Yourself By Rachel Dowd

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By Rachel Dowd
An Advocate.com
January 2, 2008

Dennis Kucinich is the politician we’ve been asking for. So why aren’t gays supporting him for president?

If you go by certain polls, Dennis Kucinich is a shoo-in for the presidency of the United States. For instance, in Democracy for America’s online poll of more than 150,000 potential voters, the congressman from Ohio took 32% of the vote—more than Hillary Clinton (4%) and Barack Obama (14%) combined. A staggering 77% of respondents in a nationwide poll by IndependentPrimary.com choose him as the best candidate for the job; and, according to a query posed by the Virginia Democratic Party this December, 30% of the democrats in that state would back him if the primary were held today.

Of course there are other polls. Notably, the one last November from Hunter College in New York, which found that 63% of gay, lesbian, and bisexual likely voters will cast their ballots for Clinton in the primaries, followed by 22% for Obama and 7% for John Edwards. Interestingly, when asked to rank the gay rights most important to them, half of the respondents said, “legalizing gay marriage.” Not a strong point for these candidates.


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