Religions of our representatives
Ours is a Christian nation, if the religious makeup of our politicians is any indicator. Though only 76 percent of American citizens identify as Christians, 93 percent of the 114th Congress’ House is Christian. Below, explore the religions of our nation’s lower chamber.
Updated Sept. 22, 2015
Note: A previous version of this graphic misidentified Kristi Noem’s district. She is a representative for South Dakota.
SOURCES: U.S. Census Bureau, Pew, Washington Post reporting. Published Feb. 6, 2014. Updated Sept. 22, 2015.