Black support for GOP ticked up in this year’s midterms


              Pastor James Jackson, the lead pastor of Fervent Prayer Church, poses for a photo at the church, Friday, Dec. 23, 2022, in Indianapolis. Jackson is running for mayor of Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
            
              Pastor James Jackson, the lead pastor of Fervent Prayer Church, stands in the sanctuary at the church, Friday, Dec. 23, 2022, in Indianapolis. Jackson is running for mayor of Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
            
              Pastor James Jackson, the lead pastor of Fervent Prayer Church, stands outside of the church, Friday, Dec. 23, 2022, in Indianapolis. Jackson is running for mayor of Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
            
              Janet Piroleau poses for a photo on Thursday, Dec. 29, 2022, at her home in Atlanta. Piroleau left the Democratic Party in 2016, during Trump’s first run for office, and now votes Republican. (AP Photo/Ben Gray)
            
              Pastor James Jackson, the lead pastor of Fervent Prayer Church, poses for a photo at the church, Friday, Dec. 23, 2022, in Indianapolis. Jackson is running for mayor of Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
            
              Janet Piroleau poses for a photo on Thursday, Dec. 29, 2022, at her home in Atlanta. Piroleau left the Democratic Party in 2016, during Trump’s first run for office, and now votes Republican. (AP Photo/Ben Gray)
            April Chapman, a small business owner, poses for a photo Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2022, at her home in Conyers, Ga. Chapman who lives in metro Atlanta switched from Democrat to Republican after the 2012 election. (AP Photo/Ben Gray) April Chapman, a small business owner, poses for a photo Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2022, at her home in Conyers, Ga. Chapman who lives in metro Atlanta switched from Democrat to Republican after the 2012 election. (AP Photo/Ben Gray) April Chapman, a small business owner, poses for a photo Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2022, at her home in Conyers, Ga. Chapman who lives in metro Atlanta switched from Democrat to Republican after the 2012 election. (AP Photo/Ben Gray) April Chapman, a small business owner, poses for a photo Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2022, at her home in Conyers, Ga. Chapman who lives in metro Atlanta switched from Democrat to Republican after the 2012 election. (AP Photo/Ben Gray)
Black support for GOP ticked up in this year’s midterms