In The Atlantic | Southern Evangelicals: Dwindling—and Taking the GOP Edge with Them

In The Atlantic | Southern Evangelicals: Dwindling—and Taking the GOP Edge with Them October 17, 2014

In PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones’ latest article in The Atlantic, he examines the slim margin between Republicans and Democrats in five key Senate races this midterm election. Although the GOP has historically enjoyed stalwart support from what was once considered a base constituency, white evangelical Protestants are dwindling in numbers—not only in the South but throughout the United States. In fact, the number of white evangelical Protestants nationwide has slipped from 22 percent in 2007 to 18 percent today, which may not bode well for Republicans at the polls this November.


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