By David E. Campbell

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

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Qxd 3/26/07 10:41 AM Page 27 HOW THE FAITHFUL VOTED 27 gin of victory therefore required a broader coalition. One source of extra votes was ethnic and racial minorities. 1 percent of the Republican vote. 0 percent. 9 percent. In sum, Bush received more than 25 percent of his ballots from religious communities that largely backed Kerry. 2 percent of his total vote. Adding Latinos brings the total from ethnic and racial groups to just under 20 percent of all Kerry ballots. 8 percent, bringing the total from religious minorities to more than 25 percent of the Kerry vote.

GUTH Table 2-4. 7 Source: National Surveys of Religion and Politics, Bliss Institute of Applied Politics, University of Akron. 1992 (N = 2,265); 1996 (N = 2,350); 2000 (N = 3,000); 2004 (N = 2,730). two-party vote, but since the Democratic portion is its reciprocal, the patterns can be used to discuss both parties. Table 2-5 presents the turnout in the same fashion; both tables are discussed together. S. adult population represented by the various religious communities remained about the same over this period.

SMIDT, AND J. L. GUTH Table 2-4. 7 Source: National Surveys of Religion and Politics, Bliss Institute of Applied Politics, University of Akron. 1992 (N = 2,265); 1996 (N = 2,350); 2000 (N = 3,000); 2004 (N = 2,730). two-party vote, but since the Democratic portion is its reciprocal, the patterns can be used to discuss both parties. Table 2-5 presents the turnout in the same fashion; both tables are discussed together. S. adult population represented by the various religious communities remained about the same over this period.

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