Mostly Americans ready to welcome female president: Survey

Washington, Aug 3: Most of the Americans want to have a female president in 2016. This has been revealed after a survey.

According to survey, women were the second-most widely supported non-traditional demographic among US adults, with 92% saying they would be happy to vote for a female candidate in the 2016 presidential election.

Americans want female prez

Hillary Clinton is currently the leading Democratic candidate ahead of next year's party conventions. She holds a 34 percentage point lead over her nearest rival, Bernie Sanders.

Apart from Hilary Clinton, Carly Fiorina, a former chief executive of Hewlett Packard, is the other female presidential candidate.

Catholics were found to be the most-widely supported demographic, with 93% support among US adults.

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The poll was conducted to assess how much support different non-traditional demographics - such as women, gay or lesbian candidates, and atheists - would garner from voters of varying religious affiliations.

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