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Anyone but Trump: The Texas evangelicals who plan to vote Democrat

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Texas is home to one of the largest evangelical populations in the country, most of which traditionally votes Republican. But some current and former members of the evangelical community have turned to the Democrats, espousing more progressive beliefs. On the eve of Tuesdays make-or-break Democratic primary, FRANCE 24s correspondents Alyssa Caverley and Pierrick Leurent travelled to Austin, the states capital, to meet some of those hoping to defeat President Donald Trump.

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According to a Pew study, more than 60 percent of evangelicals in Texas are registered to vote as Republican – and many are Trump supporters. But the same study says a quarter of evangelicals are Democrats, including many women who feel that the US presidents message does not reflect Christian values.

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