Transcript: Does McCain Need Evangelical Voters?

Source Organization: Pew Research Center

Speaker: John Green

Senior Fellow in Religion and American Politics

Venue: Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life


02/08/2008 - John McCain has been subject to criticism from evangelical Christian leaders, such as James Dobson, in recent weeks. Pew Forum Senior Fellow John Green looks at the importance of the evangelical vote for the McCain campaign, the impact of Mitt Romney’s withdrawal on the race for the Republican nomination and the challenges posed by religious constituencies for the remaining Republican and Democratic candidates.

Featuring:
John Green, Senior Fellow in Religion and American Politics, Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life

Interviewer:
Mark O’Keefe, Associate Director, Web Publishing, Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life

In this Q&A:

  • Evangelicals and the McCain campaign
  • The impact of Romney's withdrawal
  • Dobson's endorsement of Huckabee
  • Other candidates' religious challenges
Read the full transcript Does McCain Need Evangelical Voters? on the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life Web site.

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