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Can a Christian Vote for a Non-Christian Candidate?

Verbivore Wrote: Sep 13, 2012 12:53 PM
can a xian vote for a non-xian? Why not? Xians voted in droves for Obama. I fail to understand why the issue is muddled? If you don't for Romney, you must vote for Obama. Is there really any question of what to do?? Either that, or don't vote at all....and that is irresponsible. and cowardly.
I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people – for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness.

– 1Timothy 2:1-2

It is clear from the Apostle Paul’s writing that we are to pray for all leaders in government, including those who may not be Christians. But can we vote for them?

Theologian Wayne Grudem writes in Politics According to the Bible, “Christians should support the candidates who best represent moral and political values...