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Faith & Freedom Coalition Poll: 81 Percent of White Evangelicals for Trump

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By    |   Wednesday, 09 Nov 2016 08:15 PM

Eighty-one percent of white evangelical voters said Tuesday that they voted for Donald Trump — while 59 percent of non-white evangelicals supported Hillary Clinton, according to survey results released Wednesday by the Faith & Freedom Coalition.

Here are the results, involving 800 people who were surveyed after casting their votes:

Among white evangelicals:

  • Trump: 81 percent.
  • Clinton: 16 percent.

Among non-white evangelicals:

  • Clinton: 59 percent.
  • Trump: 35 percent.

Among conservative Christians:

  • Trump: 79 percent.
  • Clinton: 15 percent.

Among white Catholics:

  • Trump: 54 percent.
  • Clinton: 37 percent.

In other results:

Reasons why voted for a particular candidate:

Will bring real change to Washington:

  • Trump: 60 percent.
  • Clinton: 13 percent.

Shares my values on the issues:

  • Clinton: 41 percent.
  • Trump: 20 percent.

Shares my moral beliefs:

  • Clinton: 36 percent.
  • Trump: 14 percent.

Total breakdown of participants:

  • Nonwhite evangelicals: 74 percent.
  • White evangelicals: 26 percent.
  • Conservative Christians: 33 percent.
  • White Catholics: 15 percent.

"Voters of faith turned out in record numbers and gave Donald Trump a margin of support that provided an indispensable key to his victory," said Tim Head, Faith & Freedom's executive director. "When some were writing the political obituary of the conservative religious vote, it showed its effectiveness yet again.

"Republicans cannot win without it," Head added, "and Democrats would be wise to find a way to appeal to these voters of faith."

Faith & Freedom's survey has a margin of error of 3.4 percent.

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