Thursday, November 06, 2014

Tuesday Exit Polls Reveal Voting Behavior By Religious Affiliation

The Fox News Exit Polls published yesterday include a number of questions about religious affiliation and voting behavior on Tuesday.  While Republicans did well nationally, the poll shows significant variation in support for Republicans depending on the voter's religious affiliation. Here are the percentages by religious persuasion who voted Republican: Mormon- 73%; Protestant-65%; Other Christian- 55%; Catholic- 34%; Jewish 33%; Other religion- 32%; No religion- 29%. For the sub-category of White evangelical or born again Christians, 78% voted Republican.