Does McCain Need Evangelical Voters?
Forum Senior Fellow
John Green looks at the importance of the evangelical vote for the McCain
campaign, the impact of Mitt Romney's withdrawal on the race for the Republican
nomination and the challenges posed by religious constituencies for the remaining Democratic and Republican candidates. Read the Q&A »
McCain Shores Up Religious Support
A polling analysis by the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press shows that from January to February John McCain enjoyed significant gains among white evangelical Protestants (+7 percentage points), white mainline Protestants (+19) and white Catholics (+10). McCain held substantial leads among all of these religious segments of the Republican electorate, with the exception of white evangelical Protestants. McCain was tied with Mike Huckabee among these voters (34% each). Read more at people-press.org »
Feb. 5 - Chicago Tribune
Reach of Evangelicals, Talk Radio Tested
Forum Senior Fellow John Green explains why evangelical leaders' criticism of the McCain campaign may test the influence of the Christian right in 2008.
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