Decided to answer my own question about the religions of the ’08 presidential candidates and found the following compilation from the Associated Press on the Nashua (NH) Telegraph‘s website:
Delaware Sen. Joseph Biden: Roman Catholic
New York Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton: Methodist
Connecticut Sen. Christopher Dodd: Catholic
Former North Carolina Sen. John Edwards: Methodist
Ohio Rep. Dennis Kucinich: Catholic
Illinois Sen. Barack Obama: Christian
New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson: Catholic
Kansas Sen. Sam Brownback: Catholic
Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani: Catholic
California Rep. Duncan Hunter: Baptist
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee: Southern Baptist
Arizona Sen. John McCain: Episcopalian [note: since then he has said he is Baptist]
Texas Rep. Ron Paul: Baptist
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney: Mormon
Colorado Rep. Tom Tancredo: Presbyterian
Former Tennessee Sen. Fred Thompson: Southern Baptist
Former Wisconsin Gov. Tommy Thompson: Catholic
As a candidate for public office, it’s probably very impolitic to admit you’re an atheist; it would have been headline news. Still, I was hoping there might be one in there somewhere. It would have brightened (no pun intended) my day.
Hmm, I just noticed they left Democrat Mike Gravel, former Senator from Alaska, off the list.
9/24 Note: Gravel is a Unitarian. Tommy Thompson has dropped out of the race.