The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Preachy turnoff

Only one in six Americans (16 percent) said they are more likely to vote for candidates who regularly share their religious beliefs, according to the research arm of the Southern Baptist Convention.

The poll by LifeWay Research showed that 30 percent of respondents indicated they would be less likely to vote for a candidate who prominently touts their religious beliefs and practices; 28 percent said it would have no impact, and 21 percent said it would depend on the candidate's religion.


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