EPRS Admin By / February 21, 2020

7. House and senate – Religious – Jan 2020-01

Religious affiliation of Members of Congress

Religious affiliation of Members of Congress

Just over 88 % of Members of Congress consider themselves to be Christians, of whom almost 55 % are Protestant (mostly Baptist and Methodist). Judaism, Mormonism, Hinduism, Buddhism and Islam are also represented in Congress. While only 0.2 % of Congressional members have no religious affiliation, 23 % of the US population do not identify with a specific faith.


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