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NASHVILLE (BP) -- Praying, offering their church buildings as polling places and teaching new U.S. citizens to vote were among the ways Southern Baptists served their communities on Election Day (Nov. 6).
With 36 million Americans casting their ballots early this year, according to Politico, a "much-higher-than-usual" turnout for a midterm was expected, and opportunities to serve voters abounded.
In Kentucky, a Southern Baptist pastor who also is a chaplain at the state capitol in Frankfort hosted a 12-hour, come-and-go prayer meeting in the capitol chapel. The gathering's hours paralleled Kentucky's poll hours, 6 a.m.-6 p.m. Read More