How secular candidates fared in the 2020 election

Members of the Congressional Freethought Caucus (Races Won)

D-CA (District 2) — Rep. Jared Huffman 2013
D-CA (District 9) — Rep. Jerry McNerney 2007
D-CA (District 19) — Rep. Zoe Lofgren 1995
D-GA (District 4) — Rep. Hank Johnson 2007
D-IL (District 6) — Rep. Sean Casten 2019
D-MD (District 8) — Rep. Jamie Raskin 2017
D-MI (District 5) — Rep. Dan Kildee 2013
D-MI (District 13) — Rep. Rashida Tlaib 2019
D-PA (District 7) — Rep. Susan Wild 2019
D-TN (District 9) — Rep. Steve Cohen 2007
D-WA (District 7) — Rep. Pramila Jayapal 2017
D-WI (District 2) — Rep. Mark Pocan 2013

D-D.C. Del. — Eleanor Holmes Norton 1991

U.S House (Races Lost)

D-AZ (District 4) — Delina DiSanto (Challenger)
D-CO (District 5) — Jillian Freeland (Challenger)
D-OH (District 16) — Aaron Godfrey (Challenger)
D-TX (District 26) — Carol Iannuzzi (Challenger)
D-WA (District 10) — State Rep. Beth Doglio (Challenger)
D-WI (District 8) — State Rep. Amanda Stuck (Challenger)

U.S House (Races Not Called Yet)

D-NY (District 1) Dr. Nancy Goroff (Challenger)

State Legislatures (Races Won)

AZ House District 18 — Rep. Jennifer Jermaine 2019 – Current Religiously unaffiliated
AZ House District 26 — Melody Hernandez (Challenger) Agnostic
AZ House District 26 — Rep. Athena Salman 2017 – Current Atheist
AZ Senate District 9 — Sen. Victoria Steele 2019 – Current Spiritual but not religious
AZ Senate District 26 — Sen. Juan Mendez 2017 – Current Atheist
CA House District 20 — Rep. Bill Quirk 2012 – Current “Scientist”
CO House District 11 — Karen McCormick (Challenger) Spiritual but not religious
CO House District 13 — Judy Amabile (Challenger) Atheist
CO House District 23 — Rep. Chris Kennedy 2017 – Current Agnostic
CO House District 27 — Rep. Brianna Titone 2019 – Current Spiritual but not religious
CO House District 52 — Rep. Cathy Kipp 2019 – Current “Does not belong to any organized religion”
CT House District 88 — Rep. Joshua Elliott 2017 – Current “Agnostic atheist”
CT House District 96 — Rep. Roland J. Lemar 2017 – Current “Agnostic & humanist”
FL House District 47 — Rep. Anna Eskamani 2018 – Current Secular
FL House District 49 — Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith 2017 – Current Agnostic
FL House District 113 — Rep. Michael Grieco 2018 – Current “Not religious”
HI Senate District 9 — Stanley Chang 2016 – Current “No religion”
MD House District 20 — Rep. David Moon 2015 – Current Nonreligious
MA House Bristol 2 — Rep. Jim Hawkins 2018 – Current Religiously unaffiliated
MA House Essex 18 — Rep. Tram Nguyen 2019 – Current Spiritual but not religious
MA Senate Second 
Suffolk & Middlesex Dist. — Sen. William Brownsberger 2012 – Current Nontheist
NE Senate District 8 (Unicameral) — Sen. Megan Hunt 2019 – Current Atheist
NV House District 10 — Rep. Rochelle Nguyen 2018 – Current Not religious
NV House District 15 — Rep. Howard Watts III 2018 – Current Agnostic
NH House Cheshire 5 — Rep. John Bordenet 2014 – Current Unitarian Universalist
NH House Grafton 8 — Rep. Suzanne Smith 2008 – Current Religiously unaffiliated
NH House Grafton 8 — Rep. Joyce Weston 2018 – Current Atheist
NH House Hillsborough 12 — Rep. Amanda Bouldin 2014 – Current Atheist
NH House Hillsborough 12 — Rep. Andrew Bouldin 2018 – Current Atheist
NH House Hillsborough 17 — Rep. Tim Smith 2012 – Current Atheist
NH House Hillsborough 27 — Rep. Kat McGhee 2018 – Current “Does not practice religion”
NH House Hillsborough 28 — Rep. Jan Schmidt 2016 – Current Nontheist
NH House Hillsborough 30 — Rep. Sherry Dutzy 2018 – Current Nonbeliever, atheist, & humanist
NH House Hillsborough 42 — Rep. Jacqueline Chretien 2018 – Current Humanist
NH House Strafford 16 — Rep. Sherry Frost 2016 – Current Atheist
NH House Strafford 25 — Rep. Amanda Gourgue 2016 – Current Religiously unaffiliated
NJ House District 16 — Rep. Andrew Zwicker 2016 – Current Atheist
NM Senate District 37 — William Peter Soules 2013 – Current Spiritual but not religious
NY House District 74 — Rep. Harvey Epstein 2018 – Current Agnostic
NC Senate District 49 — Julie Mayfield Challenger Agnostic
OR House District 5 — Rep. Pam Marsh 2017 – Current Religiously unaffiliated
OR House District 14 — Rep. Julie Fahey 2017 – Current Religiously unaffiliated
OR House District 47 — Rep. Diego Hernandez 2016 – Current Openly agnostic
PA House District 182 — Rep. Brian Sims 2013 – Current Openly nonreligious & very outspoken
VT House Addison-1 — Rep. Robin Scheu 2017 – Current Humanist
VT House Bennington-4 — Kathleen James 2019 – Current Spiritual but not religious
VT House Chittenden 6-6 — Barbara Rachelson 2013 – Current Nonreligious Jew
VT House Windsor 4-2 Dist. — Rep. Rebecca White 2019 – Current Atheist
VT House Washington-4 Dist. — Rep. Warren Kitzmiller 2001 – Current Humanist
VT Senate Windsor Dist. — Sen. Dick McCormack 2007 – Current “Governs with reason”
WA House District 21a — Rep. Strom Peterson 2015 – Current Agnostic
WI House District 76 — Francesca Hong (Challenger) Humanist
WI Senate District 16 — Rep. Melissa Sargent 2013 – Current Agnostic
WI Senate District 26 — Kelda Roys (Challenger) Atheist & Secular Humanist

State Legislatures (Races lost)

AR House District 68 — Lisa Hassell (Challenger)Agnostic
AR House District 74 — June Anteski (Challenger) Spiritual but not religious
AZ House District 8 — Sharon Girard (Challenger) Agnostic
AZ House District 23 — Eric Kurland (Challenger) “Not religious”
AZ Senate District 20 — Douglas Ervin (Challenger) Humanistic Judaism
CO House District 16 — Stephanie Vigil (Challenger) Atheist
CO House District 56 — Maria-Vittoria “Giugi” Carminati (Challenger) Secular Humanist
CO House District 57 — Colin Wilhelm (Challenger)Spiritual but not religious
FL House District 69 — Jennifer Webb 2018 – Current Spiritual but not religious
FL House District 73 — David Fairey (Challenger) Atheist
GA House District 24 — Natalie Bucsko (Challenger) Non-theist Pagan
GA House District 44 — Connie Di Cicco (Challenger) “Not religious”
IA House District 22 — Shawna Anderson (Challenger) Humanist
IN House District 11 — Keegan Damron (Challenger) “Not religious”
IN House District 20 — Tim Gust (Challenger) Agnostic
IN House District 41 — Greg Woods (Challenger) Atheist
IN House District 49 — Amanda Qualls (Challenger) Agnostic
NV Senate District 18 — Liz Becker (Challenger) Secular Humanist
NH House Belknap 2 — Natalie Taylor (Challenger) Atheist
NH House Belknap 6 — Don House (Challenger) “Spiritual humanist”
NH House Grafton 9 — Carolyn Fluehr-Lobban (Challenger) “No religious affiliation”
NH House Hillsborough 20 — Nikki Fordey (Challenger) Agnostic
NH House Hillsborough 21 — Rep. Wendy Thomas 2018 – Current Spiritual but not religious
NH House Hillsborough 37 — Brett Gagnon (Challenger) No religious affiliation
NH House Rockingham 3 — Michael DiTommaso (Challenger)Secular Humanist
NH House Rockingham 4 — Ben Geiger (Challenger) Atheist
NH House Rockingham 4 —Matthew Krohn (Challenger) Agnostic Unitarian Universalist
NH House Sullivan 5 — Liza Draper (Challenger) Nonreligious
NY House District 130 — Christopher S. Comegys (Challenger) Spiritual but not religious
NC Senate District 50 — Victoria Fox (Challenger)Agnostic
ND House District 40 — Kalyn Dewitt (Challenger) Humanist
OH House District 76 — Garrett Westhoven (Challenger) Not religious
TX House District 11 — Alec Johnson (Challenger) Deist
TX House District 20 — Jessica Tiedt (Challenger)“Omnistic”
TX House District 33 — Andy Rose (Challenger) Agnostic
TX House District 150 — Michael Walsh (Challenger) Atheist
VT House Caledonia 3 — Brice Simon (Challenger) Secular Humanist
WA House District 31b — Thomas Clark (Challenger) Agnostic
WA Senate District 9 — Jenn Goulet (Challenger) Secular Humanist
WI House District 89 — Karl Jaeger (Challenger) Nonreligious
WI Senate District 18 — Aaron Wojciechowski (Challenger) Nonreligious

State Legislatures (Races Not Called Yet)

IL House District 90 — Seth Wiggins (Challenger) “Does not practice religion”
NY House District 3 — Steven Polgar (Challenger) Atheist
NY House District 105 — Laurette Giardino (Challenger) Humanist
OR House District 11 — Rep. Marty Wilde 2019 – Current Unitarian Universalist
TX House District 135 — Rep. Jon Rosenthal 2019 – Current Agnostic
UT House District 38 — Ashlee Matthews (Challenger) Agnostic

Total on the ballots: 14 state senators, 85 state reps, 8 Congress
Total (results so far): 10 state senators, 41 state reps, 1 Congress