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Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Brett A. Sciotto
Evangelical organizers from as far away as California have been quietly mining Ohio pastors and their pews for evangelical voters, hoping to tip the election Mitt Romney's way, just as they did for President George W. Bush in 2004.
In the eyes of many of his strongest supporters, Mitt Romney actually won Monday night in Boca Raton by losing his foreign-policy debate with President Obama.
Mr. Sciotto said he isn't sure the push "is as coordinated as it was in 2004, but it certainly seems like the noise level is about the same."
"Direct mail, emails, a lot of folks saying their children are coming home from private Christian schools talking about voting for Romney and, of course, the evangelical organizations I am in touch with are all pushing Romney hard," Mr. Sciotto said. "It is my sense, without any polling, that the Christian right is all in for Romney and [is] not holding back because of the Mormonism — simply because of the president's stance on certain social issues."