Tag: Catholic Vote

  • Stephen Schneck, National Co-chair of Catholics for Obama, reviews the role of Catholics, evangelicals, and millennials in re-electing Barack Obama and anticipates how the Catholic bishops might interact with the second Obama administration. More

    November 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

  • The God gap was alive and well this year in American politics, according to one professor of political science. White evangelicals, Catholics, Mormons, and a growing number of religiously unaffiliated voters all played a part in Election 2012. More

    November 2, 2012 | Comments (3)

  • Faith outreach, faith communities, faith councils, faith coalitions, and faith issues were all on display in Charlotte as Democrats tried to mobilize voters “around the values that are exemplified by the president.” More

    September 7, 2012 | Comments (11)

  • The co-chair of Catholics for Obama explains how he believes Catholics can reconcile supporting President Obama despite his abortion position and his administration’s policy directing employers to provide free contraceptive services. More

    September 7, 2012 | Comments (9)

  • Managing editor Kim Lawton reports from Tampa on the involvement of faith leaders at the Republican National Convention; their concerns, especially about Mormonism; the issues they are stressing; and the extent to which they are rallying their members in support of the Romney-Ryan ticket.

    August 31, 2012 | Comments (4)

  • Kansas Senator Sam Brownback is heading the national Catholics for McCain committee. During a Catholic luncheon at the Republican National Convention in Minneapolis, Brownback urged Catholics to get out the vote for the McCain-Palin ticket.

    October 17, 2008 | 0 Comments

  • Georgetown University Professor of Government Clyde Wilcox says Catholics are highly divided swing voters whose decisions in this election could be crucial to the outcome.

    October 17, 2008 | 0 Comments

  • Winning the Catholic vote could be the key to victory in the swing state of Pennsylvania where Jewish voters are also being courted. The contest in working-class areas of the state like Scranton is particularly intense. More

    October 17, 2008 | 0 Comments

  • Read the full R & E interview about Catholic voters with Mark Rozell, professor of public policy at George Mason University. More

    October 8, 2004 | 0 Comments

  • With religion a significant factor in how people vote, we begin this week a three-part series on religious voting blocs. Today, one of the most important of those blocs: Catholic voters. Once loyal to the Democratic Party, Catholics are now as divided as the rest of the nation. More

    October 8, 2004 | 0 Comments

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