America StaffNovember 02, 2020
Left: President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Miami-Opa-locka Executive Airport, Monday, Nov. 2, 2020, in Opa-locka, Fla. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) Right: Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a rally at Community College of Beaver County, Monday, Nov. 2, 2020, in Monaca, Pa. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

America’s editors have selected some of our top stories about the election to appeal to whatever you might be feeling or thinking about on Election Day Eve. Check back tomorrow for more in-depth analysis. And, if you haven’t already, go vote!

Read this if you…are anxious about the election

Read this if you…are still undecided

While polls show that there are fewer undecided voters this election than in previous ones, and millions of Americans have already voted, you (or your friends and family) might still be mulling over who to vote for.

Read this if you…want to hear the other side’s perspective

  • The Top 3 Reasons that Catholics will Vote for Trump or Biden
    Perhaps you’re thinking to yourself “I can’t imagine how a Catholic could vote for [insert candidate name here]!” Bill McCormick, S.J., and James T. Keane analyzed the top three reasons that Catholics are pulling the lever for each candidate.

Read this if you…want a broader perspective

Read this story if you…want to know what America thinks

  • America magazine: Donald Trump is a unique threat to the Constitution
    America does not endorse political candidates and is a platform where a diversity of opinions can flourish. It’s why we have published the opinions of those who support Donald Trump and Joe Biden in the 2020 election. But as a journal of opinion, our editorial board published the magazine’s take on the election in our October issue: “In ordinary times, the debate about presidential candidates can be a healthy and spirited exchange about how Catholics should approach their civic duties. But this is no ordinary time.”

Post-script: If you’d rather listen than read:

Voting Catholic is a new podcast from America Media that explores the top voting issues in the United States, from abortion to immigration to racial justice, by sharing the voices of experts and activists on the front lines.
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On Jesuitical, a podcast for young Catholics, Ashley McKinless and Zac Davis interviewed Pat Conroy, S.J., the chaplain for the House of Representatives about praying for your “political enemies.” And if you enjoyed Jeannie Gaffigan’s article on how “real Catholics” vote, listen to her conversation with the hosts about the hard choice that pro-life Catholics face this—and every—Election Day.
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Post-post script: If you’d rather watch than listen or read:

What does President Trump have to offer Catholic voters? | Behind the Story

What does Joe Biden have to offer Catholic voters? | Behind the Story

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