McCain leads Obama in Drug Topics readers poll

Readers tell Drug Topics their preferences in presidential candidates and many other issues.

Key Points

The survey's findings are consistent with pharmacists' historical preference for the GOP. Sixty-one percent of respondents reported they cast their votes for George W. Bush in 2004, versus 30 percent for Democrat John Kerry. In fact, pharmacists have reported a preference for the Republican candidate in every election since Drug Topics began presidential polling in 1980.

Among the poll's other findings: