According to the Pew analysis, 54 percent of Catholics voted for Obama, compared with 45 percent who voted for Republican candidate John McCain . The data show a reversal of the 2004 election, when President Bush 52 percent of the Catholic vote and Democratic candidate Sen. John Kerry receive 47 percent obtained. Obama won two-thirds of the Hispanic Catholic votes but received fewer votes than McCain from white Catholics .

The Rev. Thomas Reese, at at the Woodstock Theological Center at Georgetown University affiliated, said the economy was the biggest problem for the Catholic voter, added: ‘A few that abortion was the most important issue. ‘Reese also said that Vice President-elect Joe Biden to the Catholic faith as the Republican vice – presidential candidate Governor Sarah Palin , an evangelical ‘the top of the ticket with Catholics helped a lot. ‘Krueger Krueger, national director of the Boston-based, adding that the fact that Obama and Biden ‘reversed a trend that since 1996, ‘were six months ago , the experts that would[ Obama] is not well with the Catholic voters, prediction ‘white ethnic Catholics defecting from the Republican Party ‘is ‘of historical significance'(Duin, Washington Times..Other recommendations been streamlined to incentive programs for GPs as to reduce to reduce the administrative burden.