The Washington Times Weekly - - Politics -

88 per­cent of Amer­i­cans say they are Chris­tian; 31 per­cent are evan­gel­i­cals, 26 per­cent Protes­tant, 23 per­cent Catholic.

55 per­cent would pre­fer a pres­i­dent “who has ex­pe­ri­ence in pri­vate sec­tor lead­er­ship, but no ex­pe­ri­ence hold­ing elected of­fice.”

44 per­cent say they are mod­er­ates, 35 per­cent con­ser­va­tive, 18 per­cent lib­eral.

41 per­cent pre­fer a pres­i­dent “with ex­pe­ri­ence hold­ing elected of­fice, but no ex­pe­ri­ence in pri­vate sec­tor lead­er­ship. 37 per­cent have a gun in the house­hold. 30 per­cent self iden­tify as Democrats, 26 per­cent as in­de­pen­dents, 23 per­cent as Repub­li­can, 18 per­cent as “none of th­ese.”

Source: An AP/GFK poll of 1,027 U.S. adults con­ducted Oct. 15-19.

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