Staunchly Republican Mormons turned off by Trump

The historic Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Salt Lake City, Utah, where the state's sizable Mormon population have had a negative reaction to Donald TrumpRepublicans across the United States have grappled with the polarizing White House candidacy of Donald Trump, but nowhere has negative reaction been more swift than among Utah’s sizeable Mormon population. “Rude,” “unstable,” “arrogant,” “misogynist” — the staunchly Republican voters in the western state are not mincing their words when it comes to how they feel about Trump. Along the esplanade of the Salt Lake Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the Mormon equivalent of the Vatican, voters say they either cannot stomach Trump, or are reluctantly casting their ballots for him.

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