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Polling and AnalysisFebruary 24, 2011

Religion in the News: Islam Was No. 1 Topic in 2010

Events and controversies related to Islam dominated U.S. press coverage of religion in 2010, bumping the Catholic Church from the top spot, according to a new study by the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism and the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life.

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Polling and AnalysisFebruary 23, 2011

The Tea Party and Religion

A new analysis by the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life finds that Tea Party supporters tend to have conservative opinions not just about economic matters, but also about social issues such as abortion and same-sex marriage.

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Polling and AnalysisJanuary 5, 2011

Faith on the Hill – The Religious Composition of the 112th Congress

The political overhaul of the U.S. Congress after the 2010 elections appears to have had little effect on the religious composition of the legislative body, which is similar to the religious makeup of the previous Congress and of the nation, according to an analysis by the Pew Forum.

2010 Election News BriefsNovember 23, 2010

Midterm Elections Renew Same-Sex Marriage Debate

2010 Election News BriefsNovember 18, 2010

Did Religion-Related Campaign Ad Backfire in Kentucky?

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Polling and AnalysisNovember 11, 2010

Post-Election Analysis: Politics in the Pulpit

A new survey by the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press finds that compared with 2006, fewer voters encountered information on parties or candidates in their house of worship, and only 6% say they were contacted by religious groups about the election campaign.

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Polling and AnalysisNovember 3, 2010

Religion in the 2010 Elections: A Preliminary Look

A Pew Forum analysis of National Election Pool exit poll data reported by CNN shows that Republican gains among religious groups parallel the party’s broad-based gains among the overall electorate and white voters in particular.

2010 Election News BriefsOctober 28, 2010

Disputed Video Brings Religion to Forefront of Hawaii’s Gubernatorial Race

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Polling and AnalysisOctober 21, 2010

Pre-Election Analysis: Politics in the Pulpit

2010 Election News BriefsOctober 20, 2010

Gubernatorial Candidates Caught Up in Death Penalty Debates