Reports & Research

Some key similarities and differences between lesbian, gay and bisexual voters and all voters in 2004

Report Type: 
Report
Date: 
November 08, 2004

According to exit polls, lesbian, gay and bisexual voters differ from the broader voting population in some respects and are very similar in others.

  • Lesbian, gay and bisexual voters are as likely to attend religious services more than once a week and almost twice as likely never to attend services when compared with other voters.
  • Almost half of lesbian, gay and bisexual voters live in a household where someone has lost a job in the last four years; almost a third of all others do.
  • 77 percent of lesbian, gay and bisexual voters voted for John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election, compared with only 46 percent of other voters.