What Makes Huckabee Run?

The Inevitability Express may not be hitting on all cylinders, but as the likelihood of halting it fades into oblivion, the question of why Mike Huckabee continues to stay in ...

Preacher Barack

At the end of Eli Saslow's fine piece on Democratic voters in Lima, Ohio in today's Washington Post, there's this from one woman on Barack Obama: I mean, don't get ...

Whither the Catholic Swing Vote?

Jim Dwyer in the New York Times last week noted: Catholics, who make up about a quarter of the registered voters in the country, have backed the winner of the ...

Sir Charles

Charles Barkley on "fake Christians" and how he plans to vote this year. Add to Favorite Articles

Going Dark on Religion

Georgetown University's Berkeley Center for Religion, Peace, & World Affairs has a useful web page that tracks the pronouncements of the various presidential candidates on matters religious--listed by date and ...

Evangelical Democrats Redux

Spurred by a call from the AP's Rachel Zoll, I've been thinking a little more about how to determine whether white evangelicals are showing any signs of drifting toward the ...

God Gaps

Over the past few elections, I've been involved in focusing a lot of attention on differences in voting behavior based on frequency of worship attendance. The now notorious God Gap ...

GodTube

GodTube.com, a YouTube site for Christians that claims over 280,000 registered users, is conducting an informal presidential preference poll. It is no big surprise to see that Mike Huckabee garners ...

An Evangelical Party?

The AP's Eric Gorski had a story yesterday about how South Dakota conservative Christian activist Bob Fischer is trying to whomp up support for a third-party alternative for conservatives, now ...

The Catholic Vote

While the archbishop of San Antonio expresses dismay that St. Mary's University would allow Hillary Clinton to hold a rally on campus, Barack Obama is retooling his message for blue-collar ...

Anti-Mormonism

Prior to Mitt Romney's withdrawal, there were five exit polls in states with high percentages of evangelicals that asked how much a candidate's religious beliefs mattered: Alabama, Georgia, Oklahoma, South ...

State by State

Commentaries on the religious data from all available exit polls are finally posted (except Florida, which will be up tomorrow). Just click on the Exit Poll Commentary link under State ...

Huckabee in Texas

Mike Huckabee is no longer lonely in the Lone Star state. The Dallas Morning News reports that Huck has assembled a base of evangelicals to turn out his people on ...

Maryland Catholics

They go for Obama by a large margin, 52 to 44 percent, and white Catholics go for him 49 percent to 47 percent, whereas he lost white Protestants 41 percent ...

Virginia Catholics

The big religious news out of Virginia on the Democratic side is that Catholics went for Obama, and that he came within three points of Clinton among white Catholics--just as ...