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Scruff users back Hillary Clinton for president

Scruff users back Hillary Clinton for president

Hillary Clinton is our best chance of beating Donald Trump

Users of gay hookup app Scruff are backing Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton for president.

Scruff conducted an in-app survey of nearly 15,000 US users about their party and candidate preferences and released the results Thursday (25 February).

More than 70% of respondents affiliated with the Democrats, nine times greater than the 8% affiliated with the Republicans. Independents comprised nearly 16% of respondents, with Libertarians (2%), Greens (1%), and other parties (2%) accounting for the remaining responses.

‘The upcoming U.S. presidential election is an undeniably hot topic. The recent passing of Justice Antonin Scalia, and the resulting Supreme Court vacancy, is a timely reminder of how transformative a supportive president can be for LGBTQ rights in America,’ wrote Scruff’s chief product officer, Jason Marchant, Chief Product Officer, in a blog post.

Among the 10,510 Democratic respondents, Hillary Clinton had 63% of , while 31% supported Bernie Sanders

On the Republican side, 39% of respondents said they would vote for Donald Trump, who had a substantial 20-point lead over Marco Rubio (19%). Rounding out the field were John Kasich (9%), Ted Cruz (6%), Jeb Bush (5%) – who dropped out of the race while the survey was conducted – and Ben Carson (2%).