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From a new Gallup poll, the question, “Generally speaking, do you think Americans are ready to elect a [BLANK] as president, or not?

  Yes, ready No, not ready No opinion
Woman 61 38 1
African American 58 40 2
Jew 55 42 3
Hispanic 41 58 1
Asian 33 64 2
Mormon 29 66 5
Atheist 14 84 2
Gay or lesbian 7 91 2

The answers may involve people describing their own prejudices, prejudices they ascribe to others, or something else.

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