United Methodist Members Of 111th Congress

January 14, 2009

By Albert J. Menendez*

Jan. 6, 2009 | WASHINGTON (UMNS)


The United Methodist Church remains third among religious groups with the number of total members in the 111th Congress.


Here is a list of United Methodists in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate:


Senate (9)

Jeff Sessions 

Johnny Isakson

Daniel Inouye

Richard Lugar

Pat Roberts   

Debbie Stabenow

Ben Nelson   

Jeff Bingaman Richard Burr                      

 

R

R

D

R

R

D

D

D

R

 

Alabama

Georgia

Hawaii

Indiana

Kansas

Michigan

Nebraska

New Mexico

North Carolina


House (44)

Marion Berry

Mike Ross

Vic Snyder

Doris Matsui

Laura Richardson

Mike Coffman

Allen Boyd

Suzanne Kosmas

Jeff Miller

Bill Posey

Bill Young

Steve Buyer

Baron Hill

David Loebsack

Lynn Jenkins

Jerry Moran

Ed Whitfield

Dutch Ruppersberger

Mike Rogers

Mark Schauer

John Kline

Bennie Thompson

Russ Carnahan

Emanuel Cleaver II

Lee Terry

Steven LaTourette

Betty Sutton

Dan Boren

Tom Cole

Bart Gordon

Phil Roe

Joe Barton

John Culberson

Lloyd Doggett

Chet Edwards

Kay Granger

Gene Green

Ralph Hall

Sam Johnson

Pete Olson

Solomon Ortiz

Pete Sessions

Rick Boucher

Rick Larsen

 

D

D

D

D

D

R

D

D

R

R

R

R

D

D

R

R

R

D

R

D

R

D

D

D

R

R

D

D

R

D

R

R

R

D

D

R

D

R

R

R

D

R

D

D

 

 

Arkansas

Arkansas

Arkansas

California

California

Colorado

Florida

Florida

Florida

Florida

Florida

Indiana

Indiana

Iowa

Kansas

Kansas

Kentucky

Maryland

Michigan

Michigan

Minnesota

Mississippi

Missouri

Missouri

Nebraska

Ohio

Ohio

Oklahoma

Oklahoma

Tennessee

Tennessee

Texas

Texas

Texas

Texas

Texas

Texas

Texas

Texas

Texas

Texas

Texas

Virginia

Washington


*Menendez is a freelance writer and research director for Americans for Religious Liberty.


Editor's note: This tabulation is based on the religious affiliations reported by Congressional staffs to Congressional Quarterly, the Almanac of American Politics and VoteSmart.com. This list reflects races decided or vacancies filled by Jan. 5. Information on the governors' religious affiliation comes from CNN and from The Almanac of American Politics.