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When looking for love online, politics matter

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Announced Monday, a new study on online dating finds that political affiliation rivals education levels as one of the most important factors in finding a suitable mate. 

Birds of a feather? When it comes to finding a mate, shared political views matters, according to a new US study.

Researchers from Stanford Graduate School of Business and Yale University analyzed thousands of interactions from an online dating website in the US, finding that men and women opt to pursue romantic connections with people from their own political party and with similar political beliefs.

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