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The Role of Evangelicals in the Midterm Elections October 23, 2014
Republicans have long relied on the White evangelical vote during the midterm elections--but this year, in a handful of Southern states, the GOP needs to look somewhere else. In states like Kentucky and Georgia, where Senate races are tightest, the dwindling number of Evangelical voters is expected to have a real impact on who shows up at the polls.

Pictured: Two challengers in Kentucky's senate race, whose fate could be decided by the fading Evangelical vote.
Robert P. Jones, CEO and founder of Public Religion Research Institute