Faith in the 2012 Election

(November 9, 2012) Jim Wallis, president and CEO of Sojourners, and Elizabeth Tenety, a religion editor at The Washington Post, explain how the changing demographics of the nation were reflected in the faith vote on Election Day.
(November 8, 2012) Strider, who became director of the group, says that doing faith outreach in the rubric of a political campaign is not about quoting the Bible, but making sure that faith voters know that candidates share their values.
(November 7, 2012) Tuesday’s election ushered a few firsts across the country. Hawaii’s Democrat Mazie Hirono was the first Buddhist elected to the Senate and Democrat Tulsi Gabbard was the firs tHindu elected to Congress.
(November 6, 2012) It's Election Day and three undecided voters - a Mormon, a Muslim and an Evangelical Christian - explain how faith informs their politics and the process by which they will ultimately pick a candidate.
(November 5, 2012) Political scientist Dr. Byron Shafer discusses the possible political implications facing the Republican ticket as they approach Election Day. "When you think about it this becomes the first ticket in American history not to...
(November 4, 2012) Josh Dickson, the deputy director of faith outreach for the Democratic National Committee, breaks down how faith can impact Democratic voters. Dickson, an evangelical, tells his personal journey to becoming a Democrat and...
(November 3, 2012) Pastor Robert Jeffress of First Baptist Church in Dallas, discusses GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney and the evangelical base. Jeffress, who initially called Mormonism a "cult," explains how the GOP will isolate...
(November 2, 2012) Religion journalists share their insights on the 2012 election.
(November 1, 2012) The Rev. Derrick Harkins, the pastor of The Nineteenth Street Baptist Church in Washington, D.C., was named the faith outreach director of the Democratic National Committee in October 2011. Since then, he's traversed the...
(October 29, 2012) The Rev Otis Moss, Jr., pastor emeritus of Olivet Institutional Baptist Church in Cleveland, OH, urges America to develop a 365-a-day year culture of promoting voter education, registration and participation. "That moment in...