The Republican Party and Catholic Voters in the 2020 Election
September 22, 2020 |
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.
Convener: Neil Levesque, Executive Director, NH Institute of Politics, Saint 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)