Will Mitt Romney’s Mormon faith be a factor when voters go to the polls this November? A new study released by the Brookings Institution suggests that it will — but not in the way one might expect. Brookings fellow Matthew M. Chingos and University of Mississippi assistant professor Michael Henderson argue that contrary to conventional wisdom, “information about the LDS church and Mr.

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    In 2008, it was younger voters who flocked to the polls to cast their ballot for Obama ... "They are selecting the leader of the executive branch of government. The study shows a significant majority of pastors prefer the direction, policies and values ...
    10/11/2012 - 2:14 pm | View Link
  • Will Obama use Romney’s mormonism against him?
    Recent polls show his lead over Romney has ... of a “stained-glass ceiling” in American politics. A study published this month in the journal Political Behavior argues that Romney’s Mormonism was a significant obstacle to his 2008 bid for the ...
    05/28/2012 - 9:42 am | View Link
  • Mitt Romney’s Mormon faith tangles with a quirk of Arkansas history
    And a recent study by ... a tinge of anti-Mormonism in this area, a little bit of bias I suppose,” said Republican Roy Ragland, a former state legislator and pastor who does not believe it will make an appreciable difference at the polls.
    05/19/2012 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Americans Don’t Know Anything About Romney’s Religion — Yet
    But a new study suggests that what they learn about Mormonism could sway their vote ... won’t actually hurt him at the polls in November — and it could even help. But the study’s most telling revelation is relegated to a side note: Even after ...
    05/17/2012 - 8:35 am | View Link
  • Study Argues Romney’s ‘Religion Problem’ Is Exaggerated
    A new study released by the Brookings Institution argues that Mitt Romney’s Mormon religion is unlikely to hurt him at the polls in November ... higher among those who received information about Mormonism than among those in group A, who did not.
    05/17/2012 - 12:27 am | View Link
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  • Study: Romney's Mormon faith could help him in November ...
    Study: Romney's Mormon faith could help him in November. CBS ... In addition, several polls have suggested a bias against Mormon candidates.
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  • 5 Questions Romney Never Answered About Mormonism -- And ...
    Is Romney the face of Mormonism? Or has he so far distanced himself from core values of his religion that Mormons feel constrained to emphasize that he is ...
    11/3/2012 - 4:05 am | View Website
  • Liberals increasingly wary of Mormons in office, study ...
    The GOP’s all-important social conservatives may be getting more comfortable with Mitt Romney’s Mormon faith -- but liberals are increasingly wary ...
    06/15/2012 - 3:35 pm | View Website
  • Study: Romney's Mormonism May Help More Than Hurt With Voters
    Study: Romney's Mormonism May Help More Than Hurt With Voters. 40. Tweet. ... Poll: White Evangelicals Who Say Mormons Not Christian Strongly Back Romney
    05/17/2012 - 3:41 pm | View Website
  • Brookings Study: Romney Electability Perhaps Less Impacted ...
    A new Brookings Institute study finds voters may be less disinclined toward Romney’s Mormonism than previously thought. Results find priming respondents about ...
    05/17/2012 - 6:58 am | View Website
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