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By David E. Campbell

Examines the spiritual affiliations of electorate and get together elites and evaluates the declare that ethical values have been decisive in 2004. This ebook analyzes recommendations used to mobilize non secular conservatives and examines the balloting habit of quite a number teams, together with evangelicals, African-Americans, and the understudied non secular left.

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Surveys and Religious Categories This chapter is based on the Fourth National Survey of Religion and Politics, conducted by the Bliss Institute at the University of Akron in collaboration with the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, with additional support provided by the Paul B. Henry Institute for the Study of Christianity and Politics at Calvin College and the William R. Kenan Jr. 1 The survey, conducted in the spring of 2004, was based on interviews of a national random sample of 4,000 adult Americans (eighteen years of age or older).

As a point of reference, the overall two-party vote and turnout is located in the middle of the table. In addition, the overall figures for evangelicals, mainliners, Catholics, and the unaffiliated are included as well. Before we turn to a more detailed discussion of these patterns, a few basic features are worth noting. First, there are important differences among the major religious traditions. qxd 3/26/07 10:41 AM Page 23 HOW THE FAITHFUL VOTED 23 evangelical, mainline, and black Protestants; also note the difference between the Kerry vote among all non-Latino Catholics and among all the unaffiliated.

Overall, the party elites represented their co-religionists within the party’s base reasonably well, both in aggregate numbers and on attitudes toward issues. Furthermore, the views of both “religious liberals” and “religious conservatives” were deeply embedded in elite party politics. These faithful divides contributed to the marked polarization among party elites. 5 In formal terms, once every four years national convention delegates become the embodiment of the national parties, elected to serve as each party’s highest plenary body.

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