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From America to Ontario: The political impact of the Christian right
Over the past few years, Christian right groups have made inroads into the political landscape of certain countries.
- The Conversation
Two recent examples have been the American and Brazilian elections.
Among Christian right organizations, 81 per cent of white evangelicals are credited with helping propel Donald Trump to the White House in 2016.
During the recent midterm elections, 75 per cent of white “born again” evangelicals supported Republican candidates.
Their influence was also felt in Brazil with Jair Bolsonaro’s victory. Recent polls estimate that 70 per cent of Brazilian evangelicals voted for the…