Political affliations of evangelicals shift

A more even distribution
A raft of recent polls and books suggest to some observers that the evangelical vote may be returning to a more even distribution between the Republican and Democratic parties.

One indication was a Zogby International poll released February 11 showing that about one-third of white evangelicals who voted in two Super Tuesday states voted in the Democratic primaries.

The survey of hundreds of voters from each political party in Missouri and Tennessee was taken by phone February 5 and 6, immediately following those states’ primaries. About one-third of self-identified white evangelicals voted Democratic in both the Show-Me State and the Volunteer State peers.


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