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Non-religious US voters trend heavily Democratic

September 04, 2023

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CWN Editor's Note: American voters who do not identify with any religious faith are far more likely to be Democrats, according to several recent Galllup polls.

An analysis of Gallup surveys in the past two years shows that 63% of respondents who registered their religious affiliation as “none” are Democrats, and only 23% Republicans. That finding is politically important, as the overall percentage of “nones” in the US population is growing, and the gap between Democrats and Republicans in that category is also increasing.

Among voters who identify themselves as Protestants, Republicans hold a substantial (56-38%) advantage. Among self-identified Catholics, the results are nearly even, giving Republicans a slight (25-23%) edge.

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  • Posted by: jalsardl5053 - Sep. 06, 2023 1:43 PM ET USA

    Gallup's "Final Thoughts" ignored or missed an important point: The "nones", recognizing it or not, and most often not, need a God. Have jettisoned God, they turn to man. And the classic place for this turn is politics. Another indicator of the continued decline of the US.