- Evangelicals gave Mormon Mitt Romney an even higher percentage of the vote than they gave (nominal) Protestant John McCain.
- A J Street poll reached similar results about Jewish voters: a 70-30 split for Obama.
- Note Romney's strong showing among white Catholics. He also did well among Catholics in GOP primaries, even against Catholic opponents. Was it Ryan? Was it the HHS rule on contraception? Or did the shift involve demographic variables unrelated to religion?
Friday, November 9, 2012
Religion and the Vote
The Pew Forum sums up exit poll data on religion and the election: