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.
Since 2004, views on abortion have become more moderate, with notable shifts evident among evangelical white Protestants and Catholics.
63% said they would vote for a qualified Mormon who was the Republican candidate; 66% said the same thing about a hypothetical Democratic candidate.
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 [...]
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.