Even against rosary-wielding Biden, Trump may swing the Catholic vote

ANALYSIS | His Supreme Court pick will prove critical to wooing this important voting bloc in the swing states

27 September 2020 - 19:28 By Ben Riley Smith

For those gaming out how the battle to fill the open Supreme Court seat could affect the presidential election, one voting bloc jumps out: Catholics.

They are a critical constituency in the states that are likely to decide the result, with many Irish and Italian Catholics in the midwestern states Donald Trump flipped in 2016 - Pennsylvania, Michigan, Wisconsin - and sizeable Hispanic populations in Florida and Arizona. They are also a group with which Trump did well at the last election...

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