Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharHillicon Valley: Biden calls on Facebook to change political speech rules | Dems demand hearings after Georgia election chaos | Microsoft stops selling facial recognition tech to police Democrats demand Republican leaders examine election challenges after Georgia voting chaos Harris grapples with defund the police movement amid veep talk MORE (D-Minn.) in Tuesday’s New Hampshire primary led among voters who say they attend weekly religious services.
Klobuchar held a 12 percentage point advantage among voters who attend religious services at least once a week, with 28 percent backing her. Sixteen percent of those voters supported former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegScaled-back Pride Month poses challenges for fundraising, outreach Biden hopes to pick VP by Aug. 1 It’s as if a Trump operative infiltrated the Democratic primary process MORE, and about 15 percent went with Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersThe Hill’s 12:30 Report: Milley apologizes for church photo-op Harris grapples with defund the police movement amid veep talk Biden courts younger voters — who have been a weakness MORE (I-Vt.).
Voters who attend weekly religious services made up 11 percent of the voters surveyed, while 37 percent of voters said they ‘occasionally’ attend religious services and 51 percent said they never do.
Of the occasional servicegoers, 26 percent backed Buttigieg, with Klobuchar earning 23 percent and Sanders gaining 20 percent.
Sanders had a 12 percentage point advantage among those who never attend religious services, reaching 34 percent support. In that demographic, Buttigieg had 22 percent backing and Klobuchar had 19 percent.
Edison Media Research for the National Election Pool conducted the survey along with several media organizations, including The Washington Post. The pollsters randomly selected 2,935 voters as they exited New Hampshire polls Tuesday. The margin of error is 4 percentage points.
Klobuchar’s lead among people who attend weekly religious services comes after the Minnesota senator argued that Democrats who oppose abortion should be welcome in the party while appearing on “The View” on Monday.
“I think we need to bring people in instead of shutting them out,” she said.
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