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Mormons Support GOP, But Trump Approval Lags

posted on November 29, 2018

The Associated Press’s Hannah Fingerhut and Brady McCombs report, “About two-thirds of Mormon voters nationwide favored Republicans in the midterm elections, but President Donald Trump’s approval rating among members of the faith lagged behind, according to a nationwide survey of midterm voters.” The data also reveals that around half of Mitt Romney’s supporters think the incoming Utah senator should stand up to Trump. Fingerhut and McCombs write, “Trump has struggled since he was a presidential candidate to gain acceptance among Mormons and in Utah, where the mostly Mormon electorate has long been uncomfortable with his brash style and his comments about women and immigrants.”

Read at The Associated Press