Out and Running: Gay and Lesbian Candidates, Elections, and Policy Representation

By Donald P. Haider-Markel | Go to book overview
ILLUSTRATIONS
Figures
1.1Would Vote for a Woman or a Black Candidate If the Party Nominated Them for President, 1937–20074
1.2Local Government Bans on Sexual Orientation Discrimination, 1972–200724
1.3Support for Gay Civil Rights, 1977–200926
1.4Public Feelings (Affect) toward Gay Men and Lesbians, 1984–200828
2.1Percentage Who Would Support Their Party's Nominee for President If the Party Nominated a Well-Qualified Person Who Happened to Be a Homosexual, 1977, 1983, 1999, and 200737
Tables
2.1Support for Homosexuals in Different Professions, 1977–200536
2.2Perception of Public Support for a Female or Minority President38
2.3Opposition to Gays and Lesbians in Political Office40
2.4Attitudes Concerning Gay and Lesbian Political Candidates42
2.5Predicting Opposition to Gay and Lesbian Candidates, National Polls44
2.6Predicting Beliefs about the Attributes of Gay and Lesbian Candidates (Honesty, Morality, and Strength)46
2.7Predicting Beliefs about Gay and Lesbian Candidates' Lack of CompetencyonIssues47
2.8New York State PollonGay Candidates, 199448
2.9Predicting Attitudes on Gay and Lesbian Candidates, New York, 1994, Harris Poll50
2.10Attitudes on Gay and Lesbian Candidates, March 2006, Zogby Poll51
2.11Predicting Attitudes about Gay and Lesbian State Legislative Candidates, March 2006, Zogby Poll54
3.1Influences on the Likelihood That an LGBT Candidate Will Run in a State Legislative District, 1992–200673
3.2Influences on the Likelihood That an LGBT Candidate Will Run in a State Legislative District; Voter Registration Included, 1992–200676
3.3Influences on the Likelihood That a State Legislative Candidate Will Win aGeneral Election, byParty, 1992–200677
3.4Influences on the Percentage of the Two-Party Vote Received by State Legislative Candidates in General Elections, by Party, 1992–200680

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