Meet the Iowa voter who didn’t know Mayor Pete was gay and now wants her vote back

Iowa caucus goer pulls Buttigieg vote after learning he’s gay, viral video shows


“I don’t want anybody like that in the White House,” the woman said after learning that the former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is married to a man.



The Time magazine cover photo didn’t do it. Nor did the March appearance on ABC’s “The View” or a year’s worth of digital and television news stories.

It was not until Monday night — after casting her caucus vote for presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg — that an Iowa Democratic caucus voter, known only as “Geert,” first learned that the former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is gay and married a man in 2018.

“Are you saying he has a same-sex partner?” the woman asked in a now viral video that has garnered almost 3 million views on Twitter. “Are you kidding?”

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