Poll: Military Singles Voting for Romney
Online Daters Split on Vote; Female Military Singles Supporting Barack Obama.
Miami Beach, FL (PRWEB) November 01, 2012
When it comes to selecting the next Commander in Chief, male military singles are choosing Mitt Romney, it was announced today. In a new poll conducted by militarysingles.com, the largest online dating community for military singles, 75% of male voters are planning to elect Mitt Romney, while 57% of female voters are supporting current President, Barack Obama. The poll, which also asks military singles to weigh in on issues of importance, was conducted by Avalanche, LLC., which acquired the website in July 2012. A pioneer of online dating, Avalanche operates a network of 15+ general and niche dating websites.
“We were excited to acquire militarysingles.com, especially at such an important moment for the future of our country, an election year. This poll is an excellent opportunity to really understand what's important to the men and women in our military,” said Meir Strahlberg, CEO of Avalanche, LLC. “Our poll represents a huge voting block, military service members from the Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, and Coast Guard, who number more than 1.4 million active, and 800,000 reservists. Collectively, the military could swing the vote from one candidate to another.”
The poll addressed hot-button topics including foreign issues, such as Iran, as well as domestic issues, including the economy, immigration, gun control, same-sex marriage, military spending, and Medicare. For example, poll findings revealed that 60% of female voters support taking military action against Iran, while only 25% of male voters were in support of a potential war. When it comes to same-sex marriage, male and female voters were split, with 80% of male voters against same-sex marriage while the majority of female voters, 70%, were for same-sex marriage. And, when it came to immigration, both majority of male voters (83%) and female voters (77%) were in favor of stricter immigration laws.
The poll was conducted during the month of October 2012 through militarysingles.com and via social media. Following are the complete poll results:
Stricter immigration laws: 83%
More lax immigration laws: 17%
Stricter immigration laws: 77%
More lax immigration laws: 23%
Expand Bush tax cuts to all households: 10%
Keep Bush tax cuts to just the middle class: 90%
Expand Bush tax cuts to all households: 54%
Keep Bush tax cuts to just the middle class: 46%
For same-sex marriage: 20%
Against same-sex marriage: 80%
For same-sex marriage,: 70%
Against same-sex marriage: 30%
Stricter gun control laws: 57%
Maintaining the status-quo on gun control: 43%
Stricter gun control laws: 62%
Maintaining the status-quo on gun control: 38%
Taking military action against Iran: 25%
Sanctions against Iran and delaying military action: 75%
Taking military action against Iran: 60%
Sanctions against Iran and delaying military action: 40%
Using a voucher system to monitor Medicare expenditure: 40%
Creating an advisory board to monitor Medicare expenditure: 60%
Using a voucher system to monitor Medicare expenditure: 67%
Creating an advisory board to monitor Medicare expenditure: 33%
Decrease military spending from 4.5% GDP to 3%: 80%
Decrease military spending from 4.5% GDP to 4%: 20%
Decrease military spending from 4.5% GDP to 3%: 67%
Decrease military spending from 4.5% GDP to 4%: 33%
About Avalanche, LLC.
A pioneer of online dating, Avalanche operates a network of 15+ general and niche dating websites. Date.com, its flagship brand, was launched on Valentine's Day 1997, and is one of the worlds most popular dating sites. Matchmaker.com, started as a BBS in 1986, is the longest running dating site on the internet. It was acquired by Avalanche in 2006 and targets singles looking for love, marriage, and serious relationships. Amor.com, launched in 2007, is the leader in Latin dating. It is enjoyed by US Hispanics and latin singles throughout South and Central America. Jewcier.com, launched in 2011, is a newcomer in the Jewish online dating space, but is already the second largest Jewish dating site. Recently, the company acquired Militarysingles.com, the largest online dating community for military singles. A privately owned company, Avalanche, LLC. is headquartered in Miami Beach, Florida.
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