43% of white evangelical Christian voters in Ohio backed Democrats in the March presidential primary. Ohio evangelical voters from both parties told pollsters that jobs and the economy were their top concerns – eclipsing abortion and gay marriage even among Republicans.
The Zogby poll indicated that 14% of voters in this year’s Ohio Democrat primary – 300,000 people – were white evangelical Christians, as we 39% of those voting in the GOP primary.
In Ohio, Hillary had 57% support of the white Democrat evangelicals, while Obama received 35% – McCain got 41% and Huckabee 42%.
http://blog.cleveland.com/openers/2008/03/evangelicals_open_to_democrats.html Sabrina Eaton 3-10-2008