Posts Tagged ‘US presidential elections’

Catholics’ support swings for Trump over Biden by significant margin

Monday, May 6th, 2024

Catholics in the US have swung dramatically against President Biden in recent years, now boasting a significant statistical break towards his GOP challenger. Pew Research released a report on Apr 30 exploring support for presidential candidates sorted by religious affiliation. The poll found that 55% of Catholics support or lean towards supporting former President Donald Read more

Biden in trouble with Catholic voters

Monday, April 29th, 2024

According to survey data released by the Pew Research Center, incumbent US President Joe Biden, a Catholic, is battling a high unfavorability rating among his fellow Catholics. According to the data, neither Biden nor his Republican rival, former president Donald Trump, are viewed favourably by most Catholics surveyed, but Biden is the more unpopular of Read more

Evangelicals pledge tens of millions to reelect Trump

Thursday, June 27th, 2019

Evangelical Christian leaders are promising to pour millions of dollars into President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign. While the politician has continually acted decidedly not Christ-like while in office, his willingness to enact their social agenda in exchange for campaign dollars and votes has won him their continued backing. The Faith and Freedom Coalition has announced Read more

Worshipping Princes Romney and Obama

Friday, October 19th, 2012

Whatever happened to American Christians’ concerns over Mitt Romney’s Mormon faith? Like concerns about Romney’s conservatism and pro-life record, theological issues have been brushed aside in anticipation of November’s election. According to Tony Perkins from the Family Research Council, ‘growing enthusiasm’ for Romney’s campaign has much to do with the Obama administration’s support for same-sex Read more

Forget the Mormon moment; it’s about Catholics

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

Forget the Mormon moment. The religious group that seems to be figuring most prominently in the presidential election right now is the Roman Catholic Church. With Mitt Romney’s recent choice of Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan as running mate, this campaign is the first in which Catholics are on both major party tickets. Vice President Joe Read more