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Religion and the 2018 Midterm Elections

Casey, Shaun; Dionne, Jr., E.J.; Linder Blachly, Rebecca; Patterson, Eric; Wilcox, Clyde

Amid a polarized political climate in the United States, Americans’ were interested to see what would happen in the 2018 midterm elections. This event considered the many factors mobilizing citizens to cast their ballots, particularly in regard to religion, asking: what role did—or didn’t—religion play in influencing voters during the midterm elections? And how might it influence the 2020 presidential election? Panelists shared their perspectives in a conversation moderated by Berkley Center Director Shaun Casey.

A reception followed the event.