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19 May 2011

Political views influence romance

Voter registration cards may offer more insight into who people promise to love and cherish than personality or appearance, new research suggests.

Voter registration cards may offer more insight into who people promise to love and cherish than personality or appearance, new research suggests.

The researchers found that spouses appeared to instinctively select partners with similar social and political views. In fact, political attitudes were among the strongest shared traits - even taking precedence over personality or looks. The only attribute that scored slightly higher than political views was the frequency of church attendance.

 
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