Evangelicals Are Not A Political Monolith
The Journey Inward
Last updated 10/7/2020 at 4:44pm
On Nov. 8, 2016, eighty-one percent of white evangelicals voted for Donald Trump. Their enthusiasm for Trump has remained steady throughout his presidency. The data bears this out. In 2019 the approval rating for President Trump among white evangelical Protestants was 25 points higher than the national average. Evangelicals who attend church once a week, according to a Pew Research poll, approved of Trump by a 70 percent margin.
Ralph Reed, the Faith and Freedom Coalition founder, in the summer of 2019 told his group that no political figure have they loved more than Donald Trump. And he b...