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Scholar John Green Discusses New Study of Voter Beliefs about Romney's Mormonism

May 22, 2012

It’s not that Romney is a religious man. It’s not that he’s a church leader. It’s not that he is open with his faith. It is that his Mormon faith, in particular, makes many people uneasy. And that unease has political consequences. [...] Our findings suggest that the type of campaign messaging that can sway voters away from supporting Mitt Romney because he is a Mormon will be difficult to counter.

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