By Hemant Mehta
How many non-religious candidates are on ballots all across the country on Tuesday?
With tremendous help from the Freethought Equality Fund PAC and the Center for Freethought Equality— both of which are affiliated with the American Humanist Association — we now have an answer to that question.
There are 140 non-religious candidates vying for seats in state legislatures. 31 are running for re-election.
15 non-religious candidates or members of the Congressional Freethought Caucus are running for federal office, 10 of whom are running for re-election.
None of them are Republicans.
Who are they? Which states do they represent? All of that information is now compiled in this spreadsheet, and I’ll be tracking every election tomorrow in real time. (I’ll also be posting about some victories separately on this site.)
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