Key findings: John McCain is solidly winning white evangelical Christians on the ballot. Young evangelical Christians are less likely to support McCain’s candidacy. Young white evangelical Christians also are less likely to give McCain a positive favorability rating than white evangelicals over age 30. Young evangelical Christians display generational differences on some key social issues.
This poll found that 56% of Jewish respondents considered themselves Democrats, 25% considered themselves Republican, and 17% considered themselves independent. 73% of all respondents approved of Biden’s selection as the Democratic vice presidential nominee, while only 37% approved of the selection of Sarah Palin. Among these voters, the economy was the greatest concern, by a […]
In mid-July, Catholics favored Democratic Sen. Barack Obama by 11 percent. This poll, from August, shows they now favor Republican Sen. John McCain by a margin of 50 to 34 percent.
An aggregate of Gallup polls shows that those who attend church weekly or monthly are more likely to support Sen. John McCain and those that attend church rarely are more likely to support Sen. Barack Obama.
For the most part, the various faith communities of the U.S. currently support Sen. Barack Obama for the presidency. Among the 19 faith segments that The Barna Group tracks, evangelicals were the only segment to throw its support to Sen. John McCain. Among the larger faith niches to support Sen. Obama are non-evangelical born again […]