How the Religious Voted

How the Religious Voted November 8, 2012

The Pew Forum has the results of who voted for whom along religious lines, based on exit polls. No surprises: evangelicals and weekly church-goers voted for Romney, everyone else (Catholics, Black Protestants, mainliners, Jews, and the unaffiliated) voted for Obama. Heres’s what it looks like:

All the the analysis I’m reading suggests that Team Romney thought the turnout among the young, Hispanics, Blacks, and Catholics would be much lower than in 2008. They were wrong.

As Bob Schieffer said repeatedly on election night, “If you base your election on the white guy vote, you’re in trouble, cuz there are less and less white guys every year.”

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