The Republican Party and Catholic Voters in the 2020 Election
Session II of a Webinar Series on Catholic Voters and the 2020 Election
Co-sponsored by The Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life, Boston College; The Greenberg Center for the Study of Religion in Public Life, Trinity College; and The New Hampshire Institute of Politics, St. Anselm College
Mark Rozell, Dean, Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University
Heidi Schlumpf, Executive Editor, National Catholic Reporter
John H. Sununu, former Governor of New Hampshire (1983–89), and White House Chief of Staff (1989-1991)
Convener: Neil Levesque, Executive Director, The New Hampshire Institute of Politics
Date: Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Time: 4-5 p.m.
Four years ago, white working-class Catholics in key swing states ditched their traditional loyalty to the Democratic Party and swung the election to Donald Trump. Will they do it again? Former N.H. Governor John H Sununu, Heidi Schlumpf from National Catholic Reporter, and Mark Rozell, political scientist at George Mason University, discuss the issues driving Catholic voters in 2020, and what is being done to get conservative Catholics to the polls.
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