Poll Spot

Missouri and Tennessee Post-Election Poll of Primary Voters

Sponsor: Faith in Public Life/Zogby
Released: 2008-02

In typical primary exit polls sponsored by the National Election Pool (ABC News, the Associated Press, CBS News, CNN, FOX News and NBC News), only those who voted in Republican primaries are asked if he or she identifies as an evangelical or born-again Christian. In this poll, however, voters in both primaries were asked. One […]

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Nationwide Survey on Candidate Preference

Sponsor: The Barna Group
Released: 2008-02

Republicans have lost the allegiance of many Born-Again Christian voters. In this February 2008 poll, if the election were to be held today, 40% of all born again adults who are likely to vote in November would choose the Democratic candidate and just 29% would choose the Republican candidate. Note: The Barna Group identifies evangelical […]

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Evangelical Leaders Survey : Most say “Stay” in Iraq

Sponsor: National Association of Evangelicals
Released: 2008-02

A majority of evangelical leaders supported the war but almost as many expressed serious reservations.

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Nationwide Survey of Moral and Social Issues

Sponsor: The Barna Group
Released: 2008-01

This survey examines the perceived importance of 10 diverse issues. Issues include HIV/AIDS, personal indebtedness, abortion, with attention paid to whether voters are born-again Christian or not. Note: The Barna Group identifies evangelical and Born-Again Christians differently than other polling organizations, using their own criteria rather than self-identification.

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“What Evangelicals Want” Poll Results

Sponsor: Beliefnet
Released: 2008-01

This online poll of more than 1,000 evangelicals found that respondents’ views about both parties have become less positive. Issues identified as high-priority include abortion, improving public education and access to health care, “cleaning up the government,” ending torture, and ending the Iraq War. 51% said Christian Right leaders “sometimes” represent their political views, with […]

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