Skip to comments.Survey: Evangelical Voters for Romney Overshadowed by Youth, Minorities for Obama
Posted on 11/08/2012 6:33:16 AM PST by HokieMom
Evangelical Christian voters turned out in record numbers according to a national post-election survey done by the Faith and Freedom Coalition. However, despite a 78 to 21 percent split in favor of Mitt Romney among white evangelicals, the coalition's leader implied that Barack Obama's win was catapulted by votes from youths and minorities.
"Evangelicals turned out in record numbers and voted as heavily for Mitt Romney yesterday as they did for George W. Bush in 2004," said Ralph Reed, chairman of Faith and Freedom Coalition. "That is an astonishing outcome that few would have predicted even a few months ago. But Romney underperformed with younger voters and minorities and that in the end made the difference for Obama."
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Yes, I know. But I imagine those numbers are dwarfed by those that DID vote for Romney. You could pull that kind of stat with ANY group.
Rosenberg has made a correction-it’s 6.4 million, not 25 million.
All we kept hearing throughout the campaign was that youth were not going to turn out for Obama because they had become so disillusioned with him. Yeah, right-—another one of Rove’s brilliant voter turnout assumptions.
I think to a degree we were sandbagged.
I picked up NO discernable passion for Obama anwhere out there. Hardly any yard signs even. Obviously in hindsight a deliberate tactic to stay under the radar.
Evidently they have their own closed communication pipeline into minorities and yutes using Twitter or somesuch. I became suspicious when my daughter kept coming home from college asking me “did you hear Obama is going to forgive all our student loans?” Evidently they had a way to circulate that rumor on college campi away from my daily travels.
If he managed to get all their votes anyway without giving them that, either they are dumber or he’s an even bigger charlatan than I suspected.
still think only those who pay income taxes should be allowed to vote.
It doesn't boil down to just numbers IMHO. The kind of numbers is what astonishes me. That there are so many , the majority it seems, who are willing to set a match to everything this country stands for, for some short-termed benefit.
You and others do make a good point though about the turnout. The warnings of many, me included, that the GOP Establishment would ruin this election by sending out another moderate-liberal to fight turned out to be true. And maybe the lower turnout is because some folks will never vote for a liberal or a Mormon or a liberal Mormon...
How do we know that the votes of the evangelicals that say they turned out in record numbers were not changed to the votes of the few young people and abortion-supporters who showed up? The polling before-hand showed an enthusiasm gap that supports the evangelicals’ claim. The polls that expected an Obama win were based on an even bigger democrat-advantage enthusiasm gap than Obama got in ‘08, even though the polls said the youth were disillusioned and unenthusiastic. So now the results come in and they contradict what the pollsters had heard before the election and what the evangelicals are claiming about turnout now.
Somebody is lying. Who is more likely to lie - the communist-Islamist media cabal and current administration (considering that both communists and Islamists openly admit that lying is their strategy because the end justifies the means), or the evangelicals who, if they stayed home in protest of the candidate, would actually BOAST of having cost Romney the election, so that the R establishment would hear the very message they were trying to send?
Think about it.
Our students are dumber AND naive...
you’ve got a 404 error linked- please bring it up and inform me thanks
It was not a bad link, but the original entry has been removed and replaced with a corrected one.
Does anyone have numbers that include ALL the people who claim to be Evangelicals rather than numbers that do not include Black and Hispanic Evangelicals?
amalytical translations - go “Evagelicals”, get out there and be MORE evangelical among “the youth and minorities” so YOU bring more of them with you the next time we all get together
Posted on Thursday, November 08, 2012 11:43:33 AM by massmike
Yes, you read that title correctly.
In total Obama received more support from religious groups than did Romney, but there are some rather surprising totals in the individual listings. First of all, you have the Catholic vote. As we all know there was a huge issue this year when the Supreme Court ruled on ObamaCare because of the mandate that violated the religious freedom of the Catholic Church. It is against the Catholic teaching to use contraceptives or have an abortion, and within this bill is a mandate forcing Catholic institutions to provide contraceptives and abortificient drugs, within their insurance, to their employees. This was a huge deal, AND YET 50% of the Catholic vote went to him?
Post-election, the propaganda machine is working overtime on payback:
Evangelicals plunge America into darkness mislead polls and stay home on Election Day
The Church Re Elected President Obama
I just noticed Bush won a higher % of Mormons than even Romney did.
And Romney didn’t win his home state. And Ryan didn’t win his home state either.