Monthly Archives: December 2010

Do Mormons really glow? A scientific study

Turns out Mormon radar is real. Even without the leggings and layered tops, you can spot a Mormon a mile off. Maybe you’ve heard something like this before: There was this sense of “glow” from him, which I heard about … Continue reading

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An easy way to boost midterm-year turnout in Utah

We could expect a permanent 6.7% boost in Utah’s midterm-year turnout levels if we permanently moved gubernatorial elections to midterm years. Utah’s lieutenant governor declared that 2010 had the best turnout for a midterm election in Utah since 1994. Although … Continue reading

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More on whether good Mormons can be good Democrats

If it’s hard to persuade Mormon Republicans to cross party lines and vote for a Democrat, that’s because it’s hard to persuade anybody to cross party lines. Sometimes, people lie to pollsters. Not always, of course. But if you ask … Continue reading

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Can a good Mormon be a good Democrat?

It’s true that most Utah Mormons are Republicans, but it’s not true that most Utah Mormons think good Mormons cannot be good Democrats. On election day, BYU cooperated with other universities to field the Utah Colleges Exit Poll. On the … Continue reading

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