2020 Election Results

Five takeaways from the 2020 election

By Thomas Reese — November 7, 2020

(RNS) — We know — have known — that we must do more listening and less preaching. If we cannot, our future is bleak.

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Exit polls show few changes in the religious vote

By Yonat Shimron — November 5, 2020

(RNS) — Support for President Donald Trump among white evangelicals remained constant. Catholics split their vote. And non-Christians voted overwhelmingly for Joe Biden.

Joe Biden has best showing of any Democrat in Utah since 1964

By Jana Riess — November 5, 2020

(RNS) — Even heavily Mormon Provo, once reliably red, turned purple.

Vote, pray, wait: Faith leaders reassure congregations, call for full vote count as election remains uncertain

By Emily McFarlan Miller — November 4, 2020

(RNS) — Clergy, houses of worship and faith-based organizations have been preparing their members for a long wait for election results.

Young, evangelical and voting for Biden — but how do they explain it to their parents?

By Napp Nazworth — November 3, 2020

(RNS) — Young evangelical Joe Biden voters are searching for ways to talk with their friends and relatives about their political decision — and their aversion to President Donald Trump.

Biden started Election Day at church. Trump started it on Fox News.

By Jack Jenkins — November 3, 2020

WASHINGTON (RNS) — Biden attended an early Mass. Trump called in late to ‘Fox & Friends.’

Kamala Harris talks about her own faith and how it might influence a Biden-Harris White House

By Maina Mwaura — October 28, 2020

(RNS) — In an email Q&A, the vice presidential nominee shows how she thinks about the government’s role in protecting people of faith and ensuring religious freedom.

In battleground states, American Jews prefer Biden over Trump by a wide margin

By Yonat Shimron — October 21, 2020

(RNS) — A pair of surveys of likely Jewish voters in Florida and Pennsylvania shows that former Vice President Joe Biden has a massive lead over Donald Trump.

Biden pins his argument to Latino believers on Trump’s morals

By Alejandra Molina — September 24, 2020

(RNS) — Creyentes con Biden is a subgroup of the Believers for Biden initiative led by Josh Dickson, an evangelical Christian and former Republican who oversees faith engagement for the campaign.

Biden talks faith and poverty at Poor People’s Campaign event

By Jack Jenkins — September 15, 2020

WASHINGTON (RNS) — Former Vice President Joe Biden addressed the faith-based anti-poverty group at a virtual event on Monday evening (Sept. 14), telling its members, ‘I want to be part of your movement.’

How will Joe Biden deal with the abortion question?

By Mark Silk — September 4, 2020

(RNS) — For the duration of the Democratic primary season, the abortion issue was off the table. Now that the general election is here, there’s something to talk about.

More than 350 faith leaders to back Biden for president, including many first-time endorsers

By Jack Jenkins — August 27, 2020

(RNS) — ‘I think progressive Christianity is a sleeping giant,’ said the Rev. Nadia Bolz-Weber.

America hasn’t always been kind to Catholic presidential candidates

By A. James Rudin — August 21, 2020

(RNS) — Joe Biden is counting on his Catholicism to be a boon to his campaign — but that hasn’t always been the case for Catholic presidential hopefuls.

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