published Monday, September 3rd, 2012

Religion dynamic makes presidential campaign unique

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    Republican Mitt Romney and his running mate, Paul Ryan hope to woo evangelical voters who share their values rather than their theology.
    Photo by Associated Press /Chattanooga Times Free Press.

There aren't any white Protestants on the presidential ballot this year — a first in American history.

Instead, it features two Catholic vice presidential candidates, a Mormon Republican and African-American Mainline Protestant.

Perhaps lucky for all of them, voters care more about issues like social justice or gay marriage than they do about religious brands.

That's particularly true for Republican Mitt Romney and running mate Paul Ryan, who hope to woo evangelical voters who share their values rather than their theology.

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