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.