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Gay Groups Hope To Grow Gay Vote

The gay vote matters, to be sure, but only minimally. That’s why gay groups and individual activists are hoping to broaden the pink electoral power.

Via 365 Gay:

The LGBT vote is considered a decisive electoral force and according to exit poll data make up approximately 4 percent of the voting population. This year LGBT civil rights activists hope to increase that percentage and the Human Rights Campaign and National Stonewall Democrats have specifically targeted four states – Florida, Minnesota, Nevada and South Carolina.

The workshops will consist of mock caucuses during which participants will learn tips on how best to discuss federal issues like “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” the Matthew Shepard Act and marriage equality…

Will their efforts be in vain? Not if you get off your ass and vote!