Jump directly to the content

Poll: McCain Getting 78% of Evangelicals

A new poll shows that John McCain could receive as many votes from evangelicals as President Bush did in 2004, which many cited as one of the tipping points for Bush's re-election.

A new MSNBC/Wall Street Journal poll shows that McCain has the lead among evangelicals 78 percent to 19 percent. The most recent Pew Research Center survey, however, shows that McCain is getting 68 percent, the same number Bush received in 2000.

Update: Quinnipiac University released new numbers on three swing states where McCain loses slightly in Florida and Ohio but gains in Pennsylvania from a week ago.

Florida: 71-23

Ohio: 59-34

Pennsylvania: 67-27

Related Topics:Politics
Posted:November 3, 2008 at 11:12AM
Gleanings aggregates what others are reporting. Learn more.
Recent Posts
Family Christian Risks Shutdown of 266 Stores after Bankruptcy Auction
Four bidders—three of them liquidators—are bidding for the nation's largest Christian bookstore chain today.
Evangelicals Denounce Payday Lending, Join Fight for New Regulations
Unusual faith coalition calls on Congress to limit payday loans.
Josh Duggar of '19 Kids and Counting' Apologizes, Resigns after Reports of Molesting 5 Young Girls
Police investigated sexual assaults in 2006, but no charges were brought against Duggar. TLC pulls program from its lineup.
Died: John ‘Jack’ Templeton Jr., Billionaire Philanthropist Who Backed Science-Religion Research
Leader died two days before $1.7 million Templeton Prize was awarded to Jean Vanier, founder of L’Arche communities.
Christianity Today
Poll: McCain Getting 78% of Evangelicals