|AP: Americans still won't vote for an atheist|
I guess people have the right to pick candidates any way they want, but I think that this is probably a result more of unjustified prejudice than anything else:
Sixty-one percent of those questioned said they would be less likely to support a presidential candidate who did not believe in God. Forty-five percent said the same for a Muslim contender.
For the whole article, go to http://ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5gujzdLwQHykW0nW2EZJe2HXWrmaQ