The Daily Populous

Saturday July 27th, 2019 night edition

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It's estimated that around 9% of voters who supported Barack Obama in 2012 crossed party lines to endorse Donald Trump in 2016 — but why?

They also evaluated whether concerns related to race and immigration or economic anxiety were more likely to be associated with vote switching in 2016.

Moreover, among both classes of white voters, switching was more likely to be associated with attitudes toward race and immigration than economic factors.

“This paper is the first to thoroughly examine the correlates of vote switching in the 2016 election,” Collingwood’s team wrote.

Likewise, as the Republican Party became known as the party of wealthy elites, the Democratic Party grew increasingly reliant on minority voters.

First, they observed that pronounced attitudes toward race and immigration were defining attributes of voters who switched in either direction.

White voters, including vote switchers, may be sorting into new parties primarily based on their stances toward issues of race and immigration. »

Yes, the moon has its own Catholic bishop

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It encompasses nine counties, hundreds of cities, nearly 401,000 Catholic residents, and, strangely enough, the moon.

UCatholic explains the unusual circumstances that led to the moon’s spiritual jurisdiction landing with the diocese that ministers to Disney, Universal, and Cape Canaveral:.

Since Cape Canaveral was under the purview of the Diocese of Orlando, Bishop Borders was effectively the first bishop of the moon. »