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Will Evangelicals Really Sit Out the Election?

jreinhardt Wrote: Oct 09, 2012 2:14 PM
Evangelicals are not sitting...period! Do you not remember Chick fil A Wednesday? That was like an alarm clock ringing in Christians' ears. Not only that day, but then the dems bood God being added back into their platform. Conservatives will turn out in record numbers, and we will be a strong part of that turnout!

Recent polls produced confusing results in the presidential contest – with Barack Obama ahead over-all, but Mitt Romney leading comfortably among independents.


How could this be?—as independents are the key swing votes that settle closely divided elections? Actually, many polls over-sample Democrats—predicting they’ll turn out in record numbers, exceeding even the tidal wave for the hope-and-change campaign of 2008. Moreover, they also project conservative-leaning groups staying home: analysis of the Marist Poll in key swing states projected 20 to 30 percent lower white Evangelical participation than last time.


This flows from liberal assumptions that religious conservatives are disengaged from...