Mar 072012

Pekka Haavistos sexual orientation clearly favored Sauli Niinisto in presidential elections, according to a poll by Helsingin Sanomat has commissioned.

A total of 35 percent of those who voted for Niinistö, stated that they did so because they did not want to vote for a homosexual candidate.

Many Niinistö-voters also say that they could not imagine voting for a Green candidate, or that Haavistos support troops sparked irritation among them.

As the main reason to vote for Niinisto is still his ability to manage the country's Affairs.

More than a thousand people participated in the survey, TNS Gallup did in mid-February.

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