(CNSNews.com) -- Democratic congressional candidates dominated the midterm election vote Tuesday—winning 68 percent--among the 3 percent of the electorate who said they were gay, lesbian or bisexual, according to the exit poll conducted for the major television networks by Edison Research.
By contrast, Republican House candidates won the heterosexual vote, defeating Democrats among this demographic 52 percent to 46 percent.
Heterosexuals accounted for 97 percent of midterm election voters, according to the exit poll, which surveyed 17,504 voters at randomly selected precincts nationwide.
According to the 2000 U.S. Census, there were 105.48 million households in the
The Census Bureau reported that, according to the 2000 Census, unmarried same-sex-couple households were more likely than married couples to live in urban areas, and that unmarried same-sex couples were more likely than unmarried opposite-sex couples to live in central cities.
"Of the four different types of households maintained by couples, married-couple households had the lowest rate of metropolitan residence (79 percent), while same-sex unmarried-partner households had the highest rates: 84 percent of female same-sex households and 86 percent of male same-sex households,” said the Census Bureau.
“Among unmarried partner households, opposite-sex partners were less likely to reside in central cities (35 percent) than female same-sex partners (38 percent) or male same-sex partners (45 percent),” the Census Bureau reported.
Among cities with a population of 100,000 or greater, the city with the highest percentage of same-sex couple households was
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