August 2, 2012

Candidate Preference by Religious Group, Late July Update

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Polling conducted July 16-26, 2012, by the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press finds that more voters say they have an unfavorable than favorable view of Mitt Romney. Barack Obama’s image remains, by comparison, more positive. And Obama continues to hold a sizable lead over Romney in the election contest, with 51% of registered voters saying they support Obama or lean toward him, while 41% support or lean toward Romney.

The poll was conducted among 2,508 adults (including 1,956 registered voters). The complete report, which includes general election preference by religion (PDF), is available on the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press’ website.