Young Evangelicals Are Less Republican, Still Quite Conservative

Pew's latest microsurvey picks up some interesting juts.

-- Pres. Bush's popularity has fallen precipitously among evangelicals who are 18-29.

-- In 2001, 55% of white young evangelicals said they were Republican. In 2007, 40% do -- although most of the movers haven't become Democrats. Pew says the shift among older evangelicals "has been less dramatic."

-- The aggregate ideological leanings of this group hasn't changed since 2001. A plurality -- 44% -- are conservative. But a majority consider themselves either moderate or liberal.

-- They're more pro-life than their parents.