Exit Poll: 83% Of LGBTs Voted Against Newsom Recall

NBC News reports:

Like the state at large, an overwhelming majority of California’s LGBTQ voters voted “no” to a Republican-led effort to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, and remove him from office, according to an NBC News Exit Poll of early and Election Day voters.

The poll found that 7 percent of California recall voters identify as LGBTQ. Of those voters, 83 percent voted “no” to the recall and 17 percent voted “yes.”

Had Newsom been removed as governor, 77 percent of LGBTQ recall voters said they would be concerned or scared, compared to 57 percent of all recall voters. Twenty-one percent of LGBTQ voters said they would be excited or optimistic if he were removed, compared to 38 percent of all recall voters.

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