Report | Nov 4, 2008
Religion and Politics ’08: Sarah Palin

Background Hometown Wasilla, Alaska Age 45 Religion Attends several evangelical Christian churches in Alaska. Education University of Idaho, B.S., 1987 Candidate Website www.johnmccain.com/about/governorpalin.htm Candidacy Status Named John McCain’s vice presidential running mate on Aug. 29, 2008.John McCain conceded to Barack Obama on Nov. 4, 2008. Political Experience Governor of Alaska, 2006-present Chairwoman, Alaska Oil and […]

Report | Nov 4, 2008
Religion and Politics ’08: Michigan

Religious Profile Margin of error: ± 3.5% Sample size:1,275 Data from the Pew Forum’s U.S. Religious Landscape Survey.   2008 Michigan Primary Exit Poll Results Primary date: Jan. 15, 2008 No religion questions were asked in the exit poll of Michigan Democrats. Source: 2008 National Election Pool Exit Poll as reported by MSNBC 2004 Michigan General Election […]

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Religion and Politics ’08: Georgia

Religious Profile Margin of error: ± 3.5% Sample size: 697 Data from the Pew Forum’s U.S. Religious Landscape Survey.   2008 Georgia Primary Exit Poll Results Primary date: Feb. 5, 2008 Source: 2008 National Election Pool Exit Poll as reported by MSNBC 2004 Georgia General Election Results Data on “All Voters”: CNN All other data: Pew Forum analysis […]

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Religion and Politics ’08: Rudolph Giuliani

Background Hometown New York, N.Y. Age 65 Religion Roman Catholic Education New York University School of Law, J.D., 1968 Manhattan College, B.A., 1965 Candidate Website www.joinrudy2008.com Candidacy Status Filed “statement of candidacy” in February 2007. Formally withdrew candidacy Jan. 30, 2008. Endorsed John McCain Jan. 30, 2008. Political Experience Mayor, New York City, 1994-2001 U.S. […]

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Religion and Politics ’08: Colorado

Religious Profile Margin of error: ± 4.5% Sample size: 590 Data from the Pew Forum’s U.S. Religious Landscape Survey.   2008 Colorado Primary Exit Poll Results Primary date: Feb. 5, 2008 No polling information was collected for this state. 2004 Colorado General Election Results No worship attendance polling information was collected for this state.

Report | Nov 4, 2008
Religion and Politics ’08: Wisconsin

Religious Profile Margin of error: ± 4.0% Sample size: 824 Data from the Pew Forum’s U.S. Religious Landscape Survey.   2008 Wisconsin Primary Exit Poll Results Primary date: Feb. 19, 2008 Source: 2008 National Election Pool Exit Poll as reported by MSNBC 2004 Wisconsin General Election Results Data on “All Voters”: CNN All other data: Pew Forum analysis […]

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Religion and Politics ’08: Fred Thompson

Background Hometown Lawrenceburg, Tenn. Age 67 Religion Church of Christ Education Vanderbilt University, J.D., 1967 Memphis State University (now University of Memphis), B.S., 1964 Candidate Website www.imwithfred.com Candidacy Status Formally declared candidacy Sept. 5, 2007 Formally withdrew candidacy Jan. 22, 2008 Political Experience U.S. Senator from Tennessee, 1994-2003 Member, Tennessee Appellate Court Nominating Commission, 1985-1987 […]

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Religion and Politics ’08: Bill Richardson

Background Hometown Pasadena, Calif., and Mexico City, Mexico Age 62 Religion Roman Catholic Education Tufts University Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, M.A., 1971 Tufts University, B.A., 1970 Candidate Website www.richardsonforpresident.com Candidacy Status Formally declared candidacy May 21, 2007 Formally withdrew candidacy Jan. 10, 2008 Officially endorsed Barack Obama March 21, 2008 Political Experience Governor […]

Report | Nov 4, 2008
Religion and Politics ’08: Virginia

Religious Profile Margin of error: ± 3.5% Sample size: 997 Data from the Pew Forum’s U.S. Religious Landscape Survey.   2008 Virginia Primary Exit Poll Results Primary date: Feb. 12, 2008 Source: 2008 National Election Pool Exit Poll as reported by MSNBC 2004 Virginia General Election Results Data on “All Voters”: CNN All other data: Pew Forum analysis […]

Report | Nov 4, 2008
Religion and Politics ’08: Mike Gravel

Background Hometown Springfield, Mass. Age 79 Religion Unitarian Universalist Education Columbia University, B.S., 1956 Candidate Website www.gravel2008.us Candidacy Status Formally announced candidacy on April 17, 2006 On March 26, 2008, Gravel announced his intention to join the Libertarian party and seek the Libertarian presidential nomination Political Experience U. S. Senator from Alaska, 1969-1981 Speaker of […]

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