(CNS) Many Americans OK with religion in politics as long as it's their own

The old adage that people should refrain from talking about religion and politics in public has long been thrown out the window.

But questions about the direction that this conversation is going remain unanswered. Voters are trying to figure out how much religion they want in a candidate and are also concerned about the potential impact this religion could have if the candidate is elected.

Two-thirds of Americans think it is important for a presidential candidate to have strong religious beliefs and one in five would prefer if these beliefs were similar to their own, according to a survey released Nov. 8.

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