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Pew Global Attitudes Project

Sponsor: Pew Research Center
Released: 2010-06

Less than a third of the publics in most nations say they are satisfied with national conditions, as overwhelming numbers say their economies are in bad shape. And just about everywhere, governments are faulted for the way they are dealing with the economy. Yet in most countries, especially in wealthier nations, President Barack Obama gets […]

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A Comparative Portrait of Conservative and Progressive Religious Activists in the 2008 Election and Beyond

Sponsor: Public Religion Research Institute
Released: 2009-09

Conservative and progressive religious activists are deeply religious, but have strikingly different religious profiles. In terms of religious affiliation, conservative activists are almost exclusively Christian, whereas progressive activists are more diverse. Among conservative activists, 54% identify as evangelical Protestant, 35% as Roman Catholic, and 9% with Mainline Protestantism. Among progressive activists, 44% identify as Mainline […]

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100 Days In: President Obama’s Support from Religious Groups

Sponsor: Gallup
Released: 2009-04

Gallup Poll Daily tracking during President Obama’s first 100 days in office finds broad support for him among Americans affiliated with most major U.S. religions. U.S. Muslims and Jews give Obama his highest job approval ratings, at 85% and 79%, respectively. He also receives solid majority support from Roman Catholics (67%) and Protestants (58%), and […]

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Blacks and Conservatism

Sponsor: Gallup
Released: 2008-12

Only 31% of black Democrats in America say homosexual relations are morally acceptable, roughly the same as the 30% of Republicans who agree, while very much different from the 61% of non-black Democrats who say homosexual relations are morally acceptable. there are major gulfs between the attitudes of black Democrats and the attitudes of nonblack […]

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Post-election poll

Sponsor: Faith in Public Life, Sojourners, and Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good
Released: 2008-11

• Almost twice the number of white evangelicals who voted for Obama say he “shares their values,” is “friendly” to religion. • Obama significantly improves upon perceptions of Democratic Party’s “friendliness” to religion. Fifty-four percent of voters see Obama as friendly to religion, a 16-point improvement over his party’s numbers. • Palin nomination resulted in […]

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