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Exit polls show few changes in the religious vote

Nov 6, 2020

By Yonat Shimron

Polling predictions frustrated and mystified voters on election night, as they did four years ago, when now-President Donald Trump far exceeded the prognosticators’ expectations.

One area where this year’s polls were mostly in line with expectations, however, is religion.

Exit polls conducted with voters by Edison Research for the National Election Pool and by AP VoteCast show that white evangelicals and Catholics changed their minds very little from 2016.

Support for Trump among white evangelicals remained constant (82%), according to VoteCast, but somewhat lower in the NEP exit poll (76%) —  in keeping with 2016 results.

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