Religious ‘nones’ left in obscurity as Trump and Biden focus on faith voters

In an election year where faith is playing a central role in presidential politics, the fastest-growing religious group in the country isn’t getting much attention from either campaign.

So-called religious nones, people affiliated with no particular faith, represent nearly a third of the population, a rapid climb over the past decade, but the increase has not translated into a political movement. Republicans have not embraced them. And Democrats, although last year, declared nones the party’s “largest” faith group and featured humanist speakers at the 2020 Democratic National Convention, have not invested in mobilizing the unchurched as much as they have reached out to those affiliated with a traditional church.

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