03/07/2008 - While Sen. John McCain clinched the GOP nomination with recent victories in the March 4 primaries, the Democratic contest between Sen. Hillary Clinton and Sen. Barack Obama remains deadlocked. Pew Forum Senior Fellow John Green discusses how the candidates fared among religious voters on March 4, the role that religious and unaffiliated voters could play in upcoming Democratic primaries and whether false rumors about Obama’s faith could hurt his chances for the nomination.
John Green, Senior Fellow in Religion and American Politics, Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life
Mark O’Keefe, Associate Director, Web Publishing, Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life
In this Q&A:
- The religious vote in the March 4 primaries
- The Democratic race ahead
- McCain, Huckabee and religious voters
- False rumors about Obama
- Looking ahead to the general election
Read the full transcript Religion and the Remaining Primaries
on the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life Web site.