American voters increasingly split along religious lines
DES MOINES, Iowa - Want to know how Americans will vote next Election Day? Watch what they do the weekend before.
If they attend religious services regularly, they probably will vote Republican by a 2-1 margin. If they never go, they likely will vote Democratic by a 2-1 margin.
This relatively new fault line in American life is a major reason that the country is politically polarized. And the division over religion and politics is likely to continue or even grow in 2004.
A new poll by the nonpartisan Pew Research Center For The People & The Press this fall confirmed that the gap remains; voters who frequently attend religious services tilt 63-37 percent to Bush and those who never attend lean 62-38 percent toward Democrats....
I'm sure there's something to be observed about an article like this one appearing right next to one about the resurgence of Voodoo in America, but it is up to more clever minds then mine to provide the comment on it.