It’s no secret that Mormons carry considerable political clout in Nevada, but how much will that benefit Mitt Romney at the ballot box this fall? CNN examines the religion’s sway in the Silver State, where the Mormon population has dropped from 12 percent in 1986 to an estimated 7 percent today. With most Mormons viewed as likely to vote Republican no matter the candidate, and the economy being the central concern for many Nevada voters, that influence might matter little.
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