Rob Taber, head of the LDS Democratic Party of America, has been worshiping Latter-day Saints of the Democratic Party since 2012, when perhaps the world’s most famous member of the Church, Mitt Romney, was a Republican candidate.
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He said his work has become much easier in recent years.
He understands how isolated it is for members of the Church who do not support Republican candidates, and says he is trying to build a “politically homeless home” in the Biden campaign.
“We want to say, converts are welcome,” he said. “But visitors are welcome in this election.”
Current Supreme Court vacancies could bring more Latter-day Saints back to the Republican Party, but Matt Miles, a political scientist at Brigham Young University in Idaho, is a member, as expected, if it fills up before the election. People of faith who opposed Mr. Trump will have less motivation to return to his camp.
“Voters vote for what will happen in the future, rather than rewarding politicians for what they have done in the past,” he said.
Kirk Adams, chief of staff for Republican Arizona Governor Doug Ducey and former chairman of the House of Representatives, agreed that the confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett would diminish motivation. But he has so far brought to the fore the issue of Supreme Court nominations and abortion, helping Republicans not only support Mr. Trump, but also compete on more traditional conservative issues such as abortion. Said that.
Four years ago, former state court judge and Republican Dan Barker couldn’t support Trump, who said he couldn’t provide the moral leadership he wanted from the president. For the same reason, he was unable to support Mrs. Clinton. Instead, he wrote to Mr Romney on a ballot.