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White Evangelicals Turned Out for the GOP in Big Numbers Again

posted on November 8, 2018

Vox’s Dylan Scott reports that white evangelical Christians turned out in high numbers in Tuesday’s midterm elections, voting overwhelmingly for Republican candidates. Scott writes that white conservative evangelical support comes in the wake of policy wins for the demographic under the Trump administration on abortion, gender identity, religious freedom, and the Supreme Court. He adds, “It is one of the great paradoxes of American politics in 2018 that white evangelicals have convinced themselves that Trump, whatever his personal history, is a man of good and upright character. But his administration’s actual record on some of their core issues, the project of Mike Pence, helps explain any apparent contradiction.”

Read at Vox