Christian Voter Turnout for Midterms Looks Gloomy
Christians are being urged not to squander the opportunity they have in November to again have a big say in who occupies seats in Congress come 2019.
By Steve Jordahl | Originally published in OneNewsNow.com on January 30, 2018
According to pollster George Barna, three segments of Christian voters went for Trump in November 2016 by substantial margins. Two segments in particular – SAGE Cons and "notional" Christians – "went in very significant fashion for Donald Trump – and that's what put him over," Barna noted.
With the 2018 midterms right around the corner, control of Congress – and perhaps the future of the Trump presidency – is at stake. Once again, Christians could play a pivotal role ... if they show up.
In the 2016 elections, just under 60 percent of those eligible to vote for the next president actually did. Jason Yates of MyFaithVotes, who did the math using voting models and recent research, predicts turnout for the midterms will be down considerably from the record 139 million 15 months ago. read moreSUPPORT MY FAITH VOTES
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