Religious affiliation in the United States House of Representatives

This article covers the religious affiliation in the United States House of Representatives.

While the religious preference of elected officials is by no means an indication of their allegiance nor necessarily reflective of their voting record, the religious affiliation of prominent members of all three branches of government is a source of commentary and discussion among the media and public. The topic is also of interest to religious groups and the general public who may appeal to Representatives of their denomination on religious or moral issues facing the United States House of Representatives.

Religious affiliation of members of the 117th U.S. House of Representatives

Current United States RepresentativesEdit

The following list reports the religious affiliation of the members of the United States House of Representatives in the 117th Congress. In most cases, besides specific sources, the current Representatives' religious affiliations are those mentioned in regular researches by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life at the Pew Research Center.[1]

Christians (381; 173 Democrats, 208 Republicans)Edit

Protestants (235; 93 Democrats, 142 Republicans)Edit

Unspecified Protestants (82; 27 Democrats, 55 Republicans)Edit
Representative Party District Religion Notes
  Doug LaMalfa Republican California's 1st Unspecified Protestant
  John Garamendi Democratic California's 3rd Unspecified Protestant
  Jay Obernolte Republican California's 8th Unspecified Protestant
  Josh Harder Democratic California's 10th Unspecified Protestant
  Eric Swalwell Democratic California's 15th Unspecified Protestant
  Mike Garcia Republican California's 25th Unspecified Protestant
  Tony Cárdenas Democratic California's 29th Unspecified Protestant
  Young Kim Republican California's 39th Unspecified Protestant
  Maxine Waters Democratic California's 43rd Unspecified Protestant
  Michelle Steel Republican California's 48th Unspecified Protestant
  Joe Neguse Democratic Colorado's 2nd Unspecified Protestant
  Ken Buck Republican Colorado's 4th Unspecified Protestant
  Doug Lamborn Republican Colorado's 5th Unspecified Protestant
  Jason Crow Democratic Colorado's 6th Unspecified Protestant
  Ed Perlmutter Democratic Colorado's 7th Unspecified Protestant
  Lisa Blunt Rochester Democratic Delaware's at-large Unspecified Protestant
  Kat Cammack Republican Florida's 3rd Unspecified Protestant
  Michael Waltz Republican Florida's 6th Unspecified Protestant
  Stephanie Murphy Democratic Florida's 7th Unspecified Protestant
  Val Demings Democratic Florida's 10th Unspecified Protestant
  Brian Mast Republican Florida's 18th Unspecified Protestant
  Byron Donalds Republican Florida's 19th Unspecified Protestant
  Maria Elvira Salazar Republican Florida's 27th Unspecified Protestant
  Lucy McBath Democratic Georgia's 6th Unspecified Protestant
  Carolyn Bourdeaux Democratic Georgia's 7th Unspecified Protestant
  Marjorie Taylor Greene Republican Georgia's 14th Unspecified Protestant
  Ed Case Democratic Hawaii's 1st Unspecified Protestant
  Russ Fulcher Republican Idaho's 1st Unspecified Protestant
  Bobby Rush Democratic Illinois's 1st Unspecified Protestant
  Mike Quigley Democratic Illinois's 5th Unspecified Protestant
  Lauren Underwood Democratic Illinois's 14th Unspecified Protestant
  Mary Miller Republican Illinois's 15th Unspecified Protestant
  Adam Kinzinger Republican Illinois's 16th Unspecified Protestant
  Jackie Walorski Republican Indiana's 2nd Unspecified Protestant
  Jim Banks Republican Indiana's 3rd Unspecified Protestant
  Jim Baird Republican Indiana's 4th Unspecified Protestant
  Trey Hollingsworth Republican Indiana's 9th Unspecified Protestant
  Randy Feenstra Republican Iowa's 4th Unspecified Protestant
  Clay Higgins Republican Louisiana's 3rd Unspecified Protestant
  Katherine Clark Democratic Massachusetts's 5th Unspecified Protestant
  Seth Moulton Democratic Massachusetts's 6th Unspecified Protestant
  Peter Meijer Republican Michigan's 3rd Unspecified Protestant
  John Moolenaar Republican Michigan's 4th Unspecified Protestant
  Fred Upton Republican Michigan's 6th Unspecified Protestant
  Tim Walberg Republican Michigan's 7th Unspecified Protestant
  Haley Stevens Democratic Michigan's 11th Unspecified Protestant
  Brenda Lawrence Democratic Michigan's 14th Unspecified Protestant
  Vicky Hartzler Republican Missouri's 4th Unspecified Protestant
  Trent Kelly Republican Mississippi's 1st Unspecified Protestant
  Don Bacon Republican Nebraska's 2nd Unspecified Protestant
  Adrian Smith Republican Nebraska's 3rd Unspecified Protestant
  Mark Amodei Republican Nevada's 2nd Unspecified Protestant
  Ann McLane Kuster Democratic New Hampshire's 2nd Unspecified Protestant
  Yvette Herrell Republican New Mexico's 2nd Unspecified Protestant
  Grace Meng Democratic New York's 6th Unspecified Protestant
  Yvette Clarke Democratic New York's 9th Unspecified Protestant
  Ritchie Torres Democratic New York's 15th Unspecified Protestant
  Richard Hudson Republican North Carolina's 8th Unspecified Protestant Identifies as "Christian".[2] Attends Crossroads Church (Concord, North Carolina),[3] which is a United Methodist congregation.[4]
  Madison Cawthorn Republican North Carolina's 11th Unspecified Protestant
  Ted Budd Republican North Carolina's 13th Unspecified Protestant
  Jim Jordan Republican Ohio's 4th Unspecified Protestant
  Bill Johnson Republican Ohio's 6th Unspecified Protestant
  Warren Davidson Republican Ohio's 8th Unspecified Protestant
  Mike Turner Republican Ohio's 10th Unspecified Protestant
  Troy Balderson Republican Ohio's 12th Unspecified Protestant
  Kevin Hern Republican Oklahoma's 1st Unspecified Protestant
  Scott Perry Republican Pennsylvania's 10th Unspecified Protestant
  Guy Reschenthaler Republican Pennsylvania's 14th Unspecified Protestant
  Glenn Thompson Republican Pennsylvania's 15th Unspecified Protestant
  William Timmons Republican South Carolina's 4th Unspecified Protestant
  Dusty Johnson Republican South Dakota's at-large Unspecified Protestant
  Mark E. Green Republican Tennessee's 7th Unspecified Protestant
  August Pfluger Republican Texas's 11th Unspecified Protestant
  Troy Nehls Republican Texas's 22nd Unspecified Protestant
  Roger Williams Republican Texas's 25th Unspecified Protestant
  Michael Cloud Republican Texas's 27th Unspecified Protestant
  Bob Good Republican Virginia's 5th Unspecified Protestant
  Abigail Spanberger Democratic Virginia's 7th Unspecified Protestant
  Morgan Griffith Republican Virginia's 9th Unspecified Protestant
  Jaime Herrera Beutler Republican Washington's 3rd Unspecified Protestant
  Marilyn Strickland Democratic Washington's 10th Unspecified Protestant
  Tom Tiffany Republican Wisconsin's 7th Unspecified Protestant[1]
Baptists (54; 23 Democrats, 31 Republicans)Edit
Representative Party District Religion Notes
  Jerry Carl Republican Alabama's 1st Baptist
  Barry Moore Republican Alabama's 2nd Baptist
  Mike D. Rogers Republican Alabama's 3rd Baptist
  Debbie Lesko Republican Arizona's 8th Baptist
  Rick Crawford Republican Arkansas's 1st Baptist
  Steve Womack Republican Arkansas's 3rd Baptist
  Bruce Westerman Republican Arkansas's 4th Baptist
  Tom McClintock Republican California's 4th Baptist
  Barbara Lee Democratic California's 13th Baptist
  Kevin McCarthy Republican California's 23rd Baptist
  Karen Bass Democratic California's 37th Baptist
  Matt Gaetz Republican Florida's 1st Baptist
  Daniel Webster Republican Florida's 11th Baptist
  Vern Buchanan Republican Florida's 16th Baptist
  Sanford Bishop Democratic Georgia's 2nd Baptist
  Austin Scott Republican Georgia's 8th Baptist
  Andrew Clyde Republican Georgia's 9th Baptist
  Jody Hice Republican Georgia's 10th Baptist
  Barry Loudermilk Republican Georgia's 11th Baptist
  David Scott Democratic Georgia's 13th Baptist
  Danny K. Davis Democratic Illinois's 7th Baptist
  Mike Bost Republican Illinois's 12th Baptist
  James Comer Republican Kentucky's 1st Baptist
  Hal Rogers Republican Kentucky's 5th Baptist
  Mike Johnson Republican Louisiana's 4th Baptist
  Ayanna Pressley Democratic Massachusetts's 7th Baptist
  Steny Hoyer Democratic Maryland's 5th Baptist
  Sam Graves Republican Missouri's 6th Baptist
  Kweisi Mfume Democratic Maryland's 7th Baptist
  Michael Guest Republican Mississippi's 3rd Baptist
  Mondaire Jones Democratic New York's 17th Baptist
  G. K. Butterfield Democratic North Carolina's 1st Baptist
  David Price Democratic North Carolina's 4th Baptist
  David Rouzer Republican North Carolina's 7th Baptist
  Alma Adams Democratic North Carolina's 12th Baptist
  Donald Payne Jr. Democratic New Jersey's 10th Baptist
  Bonnie Watson Coleman Democratic New Jersey's 12th Baptist
  Steven Horsford Democratic Nevada's 4th Baptist
  Hakeem Jeffries Democratic New York's 8th Baptist
  Joyce Beatty Democratic Ohio's 3rd Baptist
  Frank Lucas Republican Oklahoma's 3rd Baptist
  Dwight Evans Democratic Pennsylvania's 3rd Baptist
  Jeff Duncan Republican South Carolina's 3rd Baptist
  Diana Harshbarger Republican Tennessee's 1st Baptist
  Louie Gohmert Republican Texas's 1st Baptist
  Al Green Democratic Texas's 9th Baptist
  Randy Weber Republican Texas's 14th Baptist
  Chip Roy Republican Texas's 21st Baptist
  Eddie Bernice Johnson Democratic Texas's 30th Baptist
  Marc Veasey Democratic Texas's 33rd Baptist
  Brian Babin Republican Texas's 36th Baptist
  Donald McEachin Democratic Virginia's 4th Baptist
  Gwen Moore Democratic Wisconsin's 4th Baptist
  Carol Miller Republican West Virginia's 3rd Baptist
Methodists (29; 16 Democrats, 13 Republicans)Edit
Representative Party District Religion Notes
  Terri Sewell Democratic Alabama's 7th African Methodist Episcopal[5]
  Doris Matsui Democratic California's 6th Methodist
  Mark Takano Democratic California's 41st Methodist
  Jahana Hayes Democratic Connecticut's 5th Methodist
  Bill Posey Republican Florida's 8th Methodist
  Charlie Crist Democratic Florida's 13th Methodist
  Greg Steube Republican Florida's 17th Methodist
  Buddy Carter Republican Georgia's 1st Methodist
  Nikema Williams Democratic Georgia's 5th Methodist
  Rick W. Allen Republican Georgia's 12th Methodist
  Thomas Massie Republican Kentucky's 4th Methodist
  Dutch Ruppersberger Democratic Maryland's 2nd Methodist
  Emanuel Cleaver Democratic Missouri's 5th Methodist
  Bennie Thompson Democratic Mississippi's 2nd Methodist
  Gregory Meeks Democratic New York's 5th Methodist
  Dan Bishop Republican North Carolina's 9th Methodist[6]
  Bob Gibbs Republican Ohio's 7th Methodist
  Steve Stivers Republican Ohio's 15th Methodist
  Tom Cole Republican Oklahoma's 4th Methodist
  Jim Clyburn Democratic South Carolina's 6th Methodist
  Dan Crenshaw Republican Texas's 2nd Methodist
  Lizzie Fletcher Democratic Texas's 7th Methodist
  Kay Granger Republican Texas's 12th Methodist
  Pete Sessions Republican Texas's 17th Methodist
  Colin Allred Democratic Texas's 32nd Methodist
  Lloyd Doggett Democratic Texas's 35th Methodist
  Rick Larsen Democratic Washington's 2nd Methodist
  Derek Kilmer Democratic Washington's 6th Methodist
  Liz Cheney Republican Wyoming's at-large Methodist
Episcopalians (20; 10 Democrats, 10 Republicans)Edit
Representative Party District Religion Notes
  Don Young Republican Alaska's at-large Episcopalian
  Julia Brownley Democratic California's 26th Episcopalian
  Ken Calvert Republican California's 42nd Episcopalian
  Katie Porter Democratic California's 45th Episcopalian
  Al Lawson Democratic Florida's 5th Episcopalian
  Frederica Wilson Democratic Florida's 24th Episcopalian
  Andy Barr Republican Kentucky's 6th Episcopalian
  Kurt Schrader Democratic Oregon's 5th Episcopalian
  Tom Rice Republican South Carolina's 7th Episcopalian
  Scott DesJarlais Republican Tennessee's 4th Episcopalian
  Jim Cooper Democratic Tennessee's 5th Episcopalian
  Van Taylor Republican Texas's 3rd Episcopalian
  Beth Van Duyne Republican Texas's 24th Episcopalian
  Michael C. Burgess Republican Texas's 26th Episcopalian
  Rob Wittman Republican Virginia's 1st Episcopalian
  Bobby Scott Democratic Virginia's 3rd Episcopalian
  Don Beyer Democratic Virginia's 8th Episcopalian
  Suzan DelBene Democratic Washington's 1st Episcopalian
  Adam Smith Democratic Washington's 9th Episcopalian
  David McKinley Republican West Virginia's 1st Episcopalian
Lutherans (16; 7 Democrats, 9 Republicans)Edit
Representative Party District Religion Notes
  Zoe Lofgren Democratic California's 19th Lutheran
  Scott Peters Democratic California's 52nd Lutheran
  Larry Bucshon Republican Indiana's 8th Lutheran
  Tracey Mann Republican Kansas's 1st Lutheran (Pietist)[1]
  Ron Estes Republican Kansas's 4th Lutheran
  Chellie Pingree Democratic Maine's 1st Lutheran
  David Trone Democratic Maryland's 6th Lutheran
  Jack Bergman Republican Michigan's 1st Lutheran
  Jim Hagedorn Republican Minnesota's 1st Lutheran
  Angie Craig Democratic Minnesota's 2nd Lutheran
  Donald Norcross Democratic New Jersey's 1st Lutheran
  Kelly Armstrong Republican North Dakota's at-large Lutheran
  Lloyd Smucker Republican Pennsylvania's 11th Lutheran
  John Carter Republican Texas's 31st Lutheran
  Ron Kind Democratic Wisconsin's 3rd Lutheran
  Glenn Grothman Republican Wisconsin's 6th Lutheran
Presbyterians (14; 5 Democrats, 9 Republicans)Edit
Representative Party District Religion Notes
  Gary Palmer Republican Alabama's 6th Presbyterian
  Diana DeGette Democratic Colorado's 1st Presbyterian
  Jim Himes Democratic Connecticut's 4th Presbyterian
  Kathy Castor Democratic Florida's 14th Presbyterian
  Scott Franklin Republican Florida's 15th Presbyterian
  Billy Long Republican Missouri's 7th Presbyterian
  Andy Kim Democratic New Jersey's 3rd Presbyterian
  Carolyn Maloney Democratic New York's 12th Presbyterian
  Claudia Tenney Republican New York's 22nd Presbyterian
  Joe Wilson Republican South Carolina's 2nd Presbyterian
  Ralph Norman Republican South Carolina's 5th Presbyterian
  Tim Burchett Republican Tennessee's 2nd Presbyterian
  Jodey Arrington Republican Texas's 19th Presbyterian
  Dan Newhouse Republican Washington's 4th Presbyterian
Non-denominational Protestants (9; 3 Democrats, 6 Republicans)Edit
Representative Party District Religion Notes
  Mo Brooks Republican Alabama's 5th Nondenominational Protestant
  Lauren Boebert Republican Colorado's 3rd Nondenominational Protestant
  Drew Ferguson Republican Georgia's 3rd Nondenominational Protestant
  Robin Kelly Democratic Illinois's 2nd Nondeminanational Protestant
  Ashley Hinson Republican Iowa's 1st Nondenominational Protestant
  Cori Bush Democratic Missouri's 1st Nondenominational Protestant Previously worked as a pastor.[7]
  Earl Blumenauer Democratic Oregon's 3rd Nondenominational Protestant[8][9]
  Nancy Mace Republican South Carolina's 1st Nondenominational Protestant
  Cathy McMorris Rodgers Republican Washington's 5th Nondenominational Protestant
Restorationist (4; 4 Republicans)Edit
Representative Party District Religion Notes
  Lance Gooden Republican Texas's 5th Restorationist
(Churches of Christ)
Misidentified as a Congregationalist in the Pew Report.[10]
  Brett Guthrie Republican Kentucky's 2nd Restorationist
(Churches of Christ)[10]
  John Rose Republican Tennessee's 6th Restorationist
(Churches of Christ)
Raised Southern Baptist. Classified as an "Unspecified Protestant" in the Pew Report.[10]
  Ronny Jackson Republican Texas's 13th Restorationist[1]
Adventists (2; 2 Democrats)Edit
Representative Party District Religion Notes
  Raul Ruiz Democratic California's 36th Seventh-day Adventism[11]
  Sheila Jackson Lee Democratic Texas's 18th Seventh-day Adventism[12]
Congregationalists (2; 2 Republicans)Edit
Representative Party District Religion Notes
  Robert Aderholt Republican Alabama's 4th Congregationalist[13]
  Fred Keller Republican Pennsylvania's 12th Congregationalist[14]
Pentecostals (2; 2 Republicans)Edit
Representative Party District Religion Notes
  Markwayne Mullin Republican Oklahoma's 2nd Pentecostal[15]
  Jason Smith Republican Missouri's 8th Pentecostal
(Assemblies of God)[16]
Reformed (1; 1 Republican)Edit
Representative Party District Religion Notes
  Bill Huizenga Republican Michigan's 2nd Reformed
(Christian Reformed Church in North America)[17]

Catholics (132; 76 Democrats, 56 Republicans)Edit

Representative Party District Religion Notes
  Tom O'Halleran Democratic Arizona's 1st Roman Catholic
  Ann Kirkpatrick Democratic Arizona's 2nd Roman Catholic
  Raul Grijalva Democratic Arizona's 3rd Roman Catholic
  Paul Gosar Republican Arizona's 4th Roman Catholic
  David Schweikert Republican Arizona's 6th Roman Catholic
  Ruben Gallego Democratic Arizona's 7th Roman Catholic
  Greg Stanton Democratic Arizona's 9th Roman Catholic
  French Hill Republican Arkansas's 2nd Roman Catholic
  Mike Thompson Democratic California's 5th Roman Catholic
  Jerry McNerney Democratic California's 9th Roman Catholic
  Mark DeSaulnier Democratic California's 11th Roman Catholic
  Nancy Pelosi Democratic California's 12th Roman Catholic
  Jackie Speier Democratic California's 14th Roman Catholic
  Jim Costa Democratic California's 16th Roman Catholic
  Anna Eshoo Democratic California's 18th Eastern Catholic Chaldean Catholic
  Jimmy Panetta Democratic California's 20th Roman Catholic
  David Valadao Republican California's 21st Roman Catholic
  Devin Nunes Republican California's 22nd Roman Catholic
  Salud Carbajal Democratic California's 24th Roman Catholic
  Pete Aguilar Democratic California's 31st Roman Catholic
  Grace Napolitano Democratic California's 32nd Roman Catholic
  Ted Lieu Democratic California's 33rd Roman Catholic
  Jimmy Gomez Democratic California's 34th Roman Catholic
  Norma Torres Democratic California's 35th Roman Catholic
  Linda Sánchez Democratic California's 38th Roman Catholic
  Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic California's 40th Roman Catholic
  Nanette Barragán Democratic California's 44th Roman Catholic
  Lou Correa Democratic California's 46th Roman Catholic
  Juan Vargas Democratic California's 51st Roman Catholic
  John B. Larson Democratic Connecticut's 1st Roman Catholic
  Joe Courtney Democratic Connecticut's 2nd Roman Catholic
  Rosa DeLauro Democratic Connecticut's 3rd Roman Catholic
  Neal Dunn Republican Florida's 2nd Roman Catholic
  John Rutherford Republican Florida's 4th Roman Catholic
  Darren Soto Democratic Florida's 9th Roman Catholic
  Mario Díaz-Balart Republican Florida's 25th Roman Catholic
  Carlos A. Giménez Republican Florida's 26th Roman Catholic[1]
  Marie Newman Democratic Illinois's 3rd Roman Catholic[1]
  Jesús "Chuy" García Democratic Illinois's 4th Roman Catholic
  Rodney Davis Republican Illinois's 13th Roman Catholic
  Cheri Bustos Democratic Illinois's 17th Roman Catholic
  Darin LaHood Republican Illinois's 18th Roman Catholic
  Frank Mrvan Democratic Indiana's 1st Roman Catholic
  Greg Pence Republican Indiana's 6th Roman Catholic
  Cindy Axne Democratic Iowa's 3rd Roman Catholic
  Mariannette Miller-Meeks Republican Iowa's 2nd Roman Catholic
  Jake LaTurner Republican Kansas's 2nd Roman Catholic[1]
  Steve Scalise Republican Louisiana's 1st Roman Catholic
  Garret Graves Republican Louisiana's 6th Roman Catholic
  Andy Harris Republican Maryland's 1st Roman Catholic
  Anthony G. Brown Democratic Maryland's 4th Roman Catholic
  Richard Neal Democratic Massachusetts's 1st Roman Catholic
  Jim McGovern Democratic Massachusetts's 2nd Roman Catholic
  Lori Trahan Democratic Massachusetts's 3rd Roman Catholic
  Stephen F. Lynch Democratic Massachusetts's 8th Roman Catholic
  Bill Keating Democratic Massachusetts's 9th Roman Catholic
  Dan Kildee Democratic Michigan's 5th Roman Catholic
  Lisa McClain Republican Michigan's 10th Roman Catholic
  Debbie Dingell Democratic Michigan's 12th Roman Catholic
  Betty McCollum Democratic Minnesota's 4th Roman Catholic
  Tom Emmer Republican Minnesota's 6th Roman Catholic
  Michelle Fischbach Republican Minnesota's 7th Roman Catholic
  Pete Stauber Republican Minnesota's 8th Roman Catholic
  Steven Palazzo Republican Mississippi's 4th Roman Catholic
  Ann Wagner Republican Missouri's 2nd Roman Catholic
  Blaine Luetkemeyer Republican Missouri's 3rd Roman Catholic
  Matt Rosendale Republican Montana's at-large Roman Catholic[1]
  Jeff Fortenberry Republican Nebraska's 1st Roman Catholic
  Susie Lee Democratic Nevada's 3rd Roman Catholic
  Jeff Van Drew Republican New Jersey's 2nd Roman Catholic
  Chris Smith Republican New Jersey's 4th Roman Catholic
  Frank Pallone Democratic New Jersey's 6th Roman Catholic
  Albio Sires Democratic New Jersey's 8th Roman Catholic
  Bill Pascrell Democratic New Jersey's 9th Roman Catholic
  Mikie Sherrill Democratic New Jersey's 11th Roman Catholic
  Teresa Leger Fernandez Democratic New Mexico's 3rd Roman Catholic[1]
  Andrew Garbarino Republican New York's 2nd Roman Catholic
  Thomas Suozzi Democratic New York's 3rd Roman Catholic
  Kathleen Rice Democratic New York's 4th Roman Catholic
  Nydia Velázquez Democratic New York's 7th Roman Catholic
  Adriano Espaillat Democratic New York's 13th Roman Catholic
  Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Democratic New York's 14th Roman Catholic
  Sean Patrick Maloney Democratic New York's 18th Roman Catholic
  Paul Tonko Democratic New York's 20th Roman Catholic
  Elise Stefanik Republican New York's 21st Roman Catholic
  Anthony Brindisi Democratic New York's 22nd Roman Catholic
  Tom Reed Republican New York's 23rd Roman Catholic
  John Katko Republican New York's 24th Roman Catholic
  Joseph Morelle Democratic New York's 25th Roman Catholic
  Brian Higgins Democratic New York's 26th Roman Catholic
  Greg Murphy Republican North Carolina's 3rd Roman Catholic[1]
  Virginia Foxx Republican North Carolina's 5th Roman Catholic
  Patrick McHenry Republican North Carolina's 10th Roman Catholic
  Steve Chabot Republican Ohio's 1st Roman Catholic
  Brad Wenstrup Republican Ohio's 2nd Roman Catholic
  Bob Latta Republican Ohio's 5th Roman Catholic
  Marcy Kaptur Democratic Ohio's 9th Roman Catholic
  Tim Ryan Democratic Ohio's 13th Roman Catholic
  David Joyce Republican Ohio's 14th Roman Catholic
  Anthony Gonzalez Republican Ohio's 16th Roman Catholic
  Stephanie Bice Republican Oklahoma's 5th Roman Catholic
  Cliff Bentz Republican Oregon's 2nd Roman Catholic
  Peter DeFazio Democratic Oregon's 4th Roman Catholic
  Brian Fitzpatrick Republican Pennsylvania's 1st Roman Catholic
  Brendan Boyle Democratic Pennsylvania's 2nd Roman Catholic
  Madeleine Dean Democratic Pennsylvania's 4th Roman Catholic
  Mary Gay Scanlon Democratic Pennsylvania's 5th Roman Catholic
  Matt Cartwright Democratic Pennsylvania's 8th Roman Catholic
  Dan Meuser Republican Pennsylvania's 9th Roman Catholic
  John Joyce Republican Pennsylvania's 13th Roman Catholic
  Mike Kelly Republican Pennsylvania's 16th Roman Catholic
  Conor Lamb Democratic Pennsylvania's 17th Roman Catholic
  Mike Doyle Democratic Pennsylvania's 18th Roman Catholic
  James Langevin Democratic Rhode Island's 2nd Roman Catholic
  Chuck Fleischmann Republican Tennessee's 3rd Roman Catholic
  Pat Fallon Republican Texas's 4th Roman Catholic
  Kevin Brady Republican Texas's 8th Roman Catholic
  Michael McCaul Republican Texas's 10th Roman Catholic
  Vicente Gonzalez Democratic Texas's 15th Roman Catholic
  Veronica Escobar Democratic Texas's 16th Roman Catholic
  Joaquin Castro Democratic Texas's 20th Roman Catholic
  Tony Gonzales Republican Texas's 23rd Roman Catholic
  Henry Cuellar Democratic Texas's 28th Roman Catholic
  Sylvia Garcia Democratic Texas's 29th Roman Catholic
  Filemon Vela Jr. Democratic Texas's 34th Roman Catholic
  Peter Welch Democratic Vermont's at-large Roman Catholic
  Ben Cline Republican Virginia's 6th Roman Catholic
  Gerry Connolly Democratic Virginia's 11th Roman Catholic
  Alex Mooney Republican West Virginia's 2nd Roman Catholic
  Bryan Steil Republican Wisconsin's 1st Roman Catholic
  Scott L. Fitzgerald Republican Wisconsin's 5th Roman Catholic
  Mike Gallagher Republican Wisconsin's 8th Roman Catholic

Orthodox Christians (7; 3 Democrats, 4 Republicans)Edit

Representative Party District Religion Notes
  Darrell Issa Republican California's 50th Orthodox
  Gus Bilirakis Republican Florida's 12th Orthodox
  Victoria Spartz Republican Indiana's 5th Orthodox[1][18]
  John Sarbanes Democratic Maryland's 3rd Orthodox
  Chris Pappas Democratic New Hampshire's 1st Orthodox
  Nicole Malliotakis Republican New York's 11th Orthodox
  Dina Titus Democratic Nevada's 1st Orthodox

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (6; 6 Republicans)Edit

Representative Party District Religion Notes
  Andy Biggs Republican Arizona's 5th The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  Mike Simpson Republican Idaho's 2nd The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  Blake Moore Republican Utah's 1st The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  Chris Stewart Republican Utah's 2nd The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  John Curtis Republican Utah's 3rd The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  Burgess Owens Republican Utah's 4th The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Jewish (27; 25 Democrats, 2 Republicans)Edit

Representative Party District Religion Notes
  Adam Schiff Democratic California's 28th Jewish
  Brad Sherman Democratic California's 30th Jewish
  Alan Lowenthal Democratic California's 47th Jewish
  Sara Jacobs Democratic California's 53rd Jewish
  Lois Frankel Democratic Florida's 21st Jewish
  Ted Deutch Democratic Florida's 22nd Jewish
  Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic Florida's 23rd Jewish
  Jan Schakowsky Democratic Illinois's 9th Jewish
  Brad Schneider Democratic Illinois's 10th Jewish
  John Yarmuth Democratic Kentucky's 3rd Jewish
  Jamie Raskin Democratic Maryland's 8th Jewish
  Jake Auchincloss Democratic Massachusetts's 4th Jewish
  Elissa Slotkin Democratic Michigan's 8th Jewish
  Andy Levin Democratic Michigan's 9th Jewish
  Dean Phillips Democratic Minnesota's 3rd Jewish
  Josh Gottheimer Democratic New Jersey's 5th Jewish
  Lee Zeldin Republican New York's 1st Jewish
  Jerry Nadler Democratic New York's 10th Jewish
  Kathy Manning Democratic North Carolina's 6th Jewish
  Suzanne Bonamici Democratic Oregon's 1st Jewish[19][20][21] She was raised Episcopalian and Unitarian.[20]
  Susan Wild Democratic Pennsylvania's 7th Jewish
  David Cicilline Democratic Rhode Island's 1st Jewish
  David Kustoff Republican Tennessee's 8th Jewish
  Steve Cohen Democratic Tennessee's 9th Jewish
  Elaine Luria Democratic Virginia's 2nd Jewish
  Kim Schrier Democratic Washington's 8th Jewish

Muslims (3; 3 Democrats)Edit

Representative Party District Religion Notes
  André Carson Democratic Indiana's 7th Sunni Islam[22] Raised Baptist and attended a Catholic school.
  Rashida Tlaib Democratic Michigan's 13th Sunni Islam[23][24]
  Ilhan Omar Democratic Minnesota's 5th Islam[25]

Unitarian Universalists (3; 3 Democrats)Edit

Representative Party District Religion Notes
  Ami Bera Democratic California's 7th Unitarian Universalism[26] Raised Hindu. Reportedly "samples different churches every Sunday."[27]
  Judy Chu Democratic California's 27th Unitarian Universalism In a previous survey, Chu did not answer the religion question.[28]
  Deborah K. Ross Democratic North Carolina's 2nd Unitarian Universalism

Hindus (2; 2 Democrats)Edit

Representative Party District Religion Notes
  Ro Khanna Democratic California's 17th Hinduism[29]
  Raja Krishnamoorthi Democratic Illinois's 8th Hinduism[29][30]

Buddhist (1; 1 Democrat)Edit

Representative Party District Religion Notes
  Hank Johnson Democratic Georgia's 4th Buddhist
(Soka Gakkai)[31]

Two religions (1; 1 Democrat)Edit

Representative Party District Religions Notes
  Mike Levin Democratic California's 49th Roman Catholic and Jewish Raised both Jewish and Catholic.[32]

Unknown/refused to state (14; 12 Democrats, 2 Republicans)Edit

Representative Party District Religion Notes
  Kai Kahele Democratic Hawaii's 2nd Unknown/refused to state
  Sean Casten Democratic Illinois's 6th Unknown/refused to state
  Bill Foster Democratic Illinois's 11th Unknown/refused to state
  Sharice Davids Democratic Kansas's 3rd Unknown/refused to state
  Julia Letlow Republican Louisiana's 5th Unknown/refused to state
  Jared Golden Democratic Maine's 2nd Unknown/refused to state Unspecified Christian[33]
  Tom Malinowski Democratic New Jersey's 7th Unknown/refused to state
  Jamaal Bowman Democratic New York's 16th Unknown/refused to state
  Antonio Delgado Democratic New York's 19th Unknown/refused to state
  Chris Jacobs Republican New York's 27th Unknown/refused to state Previously board member of Catholic institutions[34] and benefactor of Catholic students[35]
  Chrissy Houlahan Democratic Pennsylvania's 6th Unknown/refused to state Although she is of Jewish origin on her father's side, does not identify herself as such.[36]
  Jennifer Wexton Democratic Virginia's 10th Unknown/refused to state She grew up as a Catholic; she got married to her husband, of Jewish faith, in a mixed ceremony officiated by a rabbi and a Catholic priest.[37]
  Pramila Jayapal Democratic Washington's 7th Unknown/refused to state
  Mark Pocan Democratic Wisconsin's 2nd Unknown/refused to state

Unaffiliated (1; 1 Democrat)Edit

Representative Party District Religion Notes
  Jared Huffman Democratic California's 2nd Secular humanist/agnostic[38] Raised in the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (RLDS), he lost faith at age 19.[39] Does not describe himself as an atheist, instead saying he is "a humanist, [perhaps an] agnostic."

Numbers and percentagesEdit

The most basic breakdown of the above data in this page indicates that 89% of the House identify as Christian, 6% of the House identify as Jewish, 2% of the House identify with other religions, <1% of the House is unaffiliated, and 3% percent of the House don't know or refused to state their affiliation. Another <1% of the House has identified with two religions.

Religion Group No. of Reps % of Reps
Christians Roman or Eastern Catholics
132 / 435
Unspecified Protestants
82 / 435
54 / 435
29 / 435
20 / 435
16 / 435
13 / 435
Non-denominational Protestants
9 / 435
Other Christians
12 / 435
Orthodox Christians
7 / 435
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons)
6 / 435
26 / 435
3 / 435
Unitarian Universalists
3 / 435
2 / 435
1 / 435
Two religions
1 / 435
Unknown/Refused to state
14 / 435
1 / 435

See alsoEdit


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