I am an Evangelical Christian. I'm still hearing the questions from some of my friends, "Are you voting for a Mormon?" "Should a Christian vote for a Mormon?" My quick answers are: yes and maybe.
America has a secular government with a Constitution based on Judeo-Christian values. There was never a requirement for government leaders to be Christian. It was certainly expected that any leader accept the common values of our society and even suggested by the first chief justice, John Jay, that we should prefer Christians as our leaders. I do.
The open question is: Is there a qualified Christian candidate available? This year we have only two viable choices. Although one claims to be Christian, his views are in diametric opposition to Christian values. I do not consider the Mormon religion to be Christian, but that is not the overriding consideration. Mitt Romney's values of morality and virtuous behavior align very closely with Christian values. That is what is important.
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"Should a Christian vote for a Mormon because he is a Mormon?" No.
"Should a Christian vote for a Mormon because his personal values are aligned with Christianity?" Yes.
If, and hopefully when, Mitt Romney becomes president, it may be even more important to clarify the differences between Mormonism and Christianity. I expect to do so. I would not vote for him as my pastor, but so long as his values support the constitutional values of my country and those of its founders, I will wholeheartedly support him above the anti-Christian alternative!