- Jan 17, 2020
The Catholic community is split down the middle at the polls, Princeton scholar says, but they can often be the deciding vote at election time.
It is still unclear what difference religion made in the midterm elections and what it means to be a Catholic voter.
The Florida Conference of Catholic Bishops was “pleased” with the passage of Amendment 4, which restores voting rights to convicted felons.
The economy, immigration, the environment, terrorism, abortion, health care and Social Security are among the many issues voters say will be on their minds when they vote during the Nov. 6 midterm elections, according to results of a Pew Research Center survey released Sept. 26.
The U.S. Census Bureau is proposing the inclusion of questions about citizenship status in the 2020 census which is raising concerns about discrimination.
Some say that the public shows of racism the country witnessed in 2017 in places such as Charlottesville, coupled with the negative depictions of immigrants, particularly Latinos as criminals, that have seeped into the political arena, will end up backfiring against politicians trying to appeal to some voters who helped elect Donald Trump.