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Young, Female, and Pro-Trump

posted on July 26, 2017

Christianity Today’s Kate Shellnutt reports that a larger percentage of white millennial evangelical women voted for Donald Trump than their male counterparts. Shellnutt writes, “In last year’s election, 73 percent of white evangelical women under 35 voted for Trump compared to 60 percent of white evangelical men of the same age.” His anti-abortion stance and hard-line national security policies were two possible factors for his support among young white evangelical women. By contrast, LifeWay Research found that evangelicals of color before the election supported Hillary Clinton “sided with Hillary Clinton (62%) nearly as strongly as white evangelicals sided with Trump (65%).”

Read at Christianity Today