Yes, Americans are biased, but perhaps in different ways than you might expect. The table below is from a 2015 Gallup poll indicating willingness/unwillingness to elect certain types of individuals as president — even if they were “well-qualified.”
However, when grouped by age, the responses are for some characteristics strikingly different.
Looking back over time, the responses have also dramatically changed.
Story Highlights More than nine in 10 would vote for a Catholic, black, or woman Ninety-one percent would vote for a…www.gallup.com