Poll Spot

Values Update Survey

Sponsor: Pew Research Center for People and the Press
Released: 2007-03

Republicans are as religious as they were in past decades while Democratic levels of commitment have decreased; there are declines in “traditional” or “conservative” social attitudes.

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Poll on Abortion

Sponsor: ABC News/Washington Post
Released: 2007-03

Since 2004, views on abortion have become more moderate, with notable shifts evident among evangelical white Protestants and Catholics.

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Mitt Romney’s Race for the Nomination

Sponsor: CBS News
Released: 2007-02

63% said they would vote for a qualified Mormon who was the Republican candidate; 66% said the same thing about a hypothetical Democratic candidate.

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Role of Organized Religion in America

Sponsor: Gallup
Released: 2007-01

Americans are divided in their opinions about the current level of influence displayed by organized religion in America today. Thirty-two percent would like organized religion to have less influence “in this nation,” 27% would like it to have more, and 39% say that the current amount of influence should be kept as is. During the […]

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Religion and the 2006 Elections

Sponsor: The Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life
Released: 2006-12

Pew analysis of the 2006 exit polls: Democratic gains were concentrated among non-Christians and secular voters, while the GOP held on to voters who attend religious services more than once a week and those who attend church at least once a week.

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