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Mitt Romney on How His Faith Influences His Decisions in the Campaign for President
September 9, 2012
I'm convinced that my background, and my heritage and my faith have made me the person I am to a great degree. The...
Mitt Romney on Growing Up Mormon in His 2012 Convention Acceptance Speech
August 30, 2012
We were Mormons and growing up in Michigan; that might have seemed unusual or out of place but I really don’t remember it...
Mitt Romney, in Response to the Comments by Governor Schweitzer on Romney's Family History with Polygamy
April 20, 2012
My dad’s dad was not a polygamist. My dad grew up in a family with a mom and a dad and a few brothers and one sister. They...
Mitt Romney on Interracial Marriage and Mormon Doctrines/Practices
April 2, 2012
ROMNEY: I’m sorry, we’re just not going to have a discussion about religion in my view. But if you have a question, I’ll be...
Mitt Romney on His Work as a Mormon Lay Pastor
February 29, 2012
I also care about the community at large and the nation of America and the people of our nation. [... My work as a Mormon...
Mitt Romney on His Faith and His Electoral Chances in a Fox News Interview
November 29, 2011
BAIER: Do you think your faith will hurt you in this primary election, and what do you think the biggest misconception about...
Joe Biden on Religious Qualifications for Office
November 5, 2011
I find it preposterous that in 2011 we're debating whether or not a man is qualified or worthy of your vote based on whether...
Jon Hunstman on the Perception of Mormonism as a Cult
October 24, 2011
When John F. Kennedy ran in 1960, you know what were people calling Catholicism — a cult. So you, they come out, they become...
Newt Gingrich on Mormonism and Judging Other Religions
October 10, 2011
I think that none of us should sit in judgment of somebody else’s religion. And I thought it was very unwise and very...
Mitt Romney on Faith in the Public Square at the 2011 Values Voter Summit
October 8, 2011
Almost all Americans live for a purpose greater than ourselves. Our heritage of religious faith and tolerance has...
Herman Cain on Mormonism and the Southern United States
August 12, 2011
YORK: Could you tell us what it is about Mormonism that Southerners find objectionable?

CAIN: I listen to what people say....
Herman Cain on Mitt Romney's Religion
July 18, 2011
I know the South and you have to win the South. Mitt Romney didn't win the South when John McCain won the South and Mike...
Mitt Romney on Religious Freedom in his Administration
June 13, 2011
KING: Should one segment, Governor -- I mean, one segment of Americans, in this case, religion, but in any case, should one...
Mitt Romney on His Relationship to the Mormon Church in Politics
June 8, 2011
I'm not a spokesman for my church.



This collection gathers together key candidate statements on Mormonism from the primary and general election campaigns, as the candidates wrestled with how personal faith and religious plurality affect political decision-making and voter behavior. You can also view a grid that juxtaposes the major positions of the major candidates here.