Candidates

This list is a work in progress. Turns out it’s a lot of work to go through all candidates for office, evaluate to see if they meet our requirements, investigate them, and write them up. 

You might also want to check out our Science Fact Deniers page for candidates with STEM backgrounds but who deny established scientific consensus.

Alabama

These candidates won their primaries and are headed to the general election:

Alaska

no STEM candidates

Arizona

These candidates won their primaries and are headed to the general election:

These candidates ran in the primary but did not make it to the general election:

Arkansas

no STEM candidates

California

These candidates won their primaries and are headed to the general election:

These candidates ran in the primary but did not make it to the general election:

Colorado

These candidates won their primaries and are headed to the general election:

  • US House

Connecticut

No STEM candidates won in the primary.

These candidates ran in the primary but did not make it to the general election:

Delaware

no STEM candidates

Florida

No STEM candidates won in the primary.

These candidates ran in the primary but did not make it to the general election:

Georgia

No STEM candidates won in the primary.

These candidates ran in the primary but did not make it to the general election:

Hawaii

no STEM candidates

Idaho

no STEM candidates

Illinois

These candidates won their primaries and are headed to the general election:

These candidates ran in the primary but did not make it to the general election:

Indiana

no STEM candidates

Iowa

These candidates won their primaries and are headed to the general election:

These candidates ran in the primary but did not make it to the general election:

Kansas

These candidates won their primaries and are headed to the general election:

These candidates ran in the primary but did not make it to the general election:

Kentucky

No STEM candidates won in the primary.

These candidates ran in the primary but did not make it to the general election:

Louisiana

no STEM candidates

Maine

no STEM candidates

Maryland

These candidates won their primaries and are headed to the general election:

These candidates ran in the primary but did not make it to the general election:

Massachusetts

These candidates won their primaries and are headed to the general election:

These candidates ran in the primary but did not make it to the general election:

Michigan

These candidates won their primaries and are headed to the general election:

These candidates ran in the primary but did not make it to the general election:

Minnesota

These candidates won their primaries and are headed to the general election:

  • US Senate

These candidates ran in the primary but did not make it to the general election:

Mississippi

These candidates won their primaries and are headed to the general election:

These candidates ran in the primary but did not make it to the general election:

Missouri

No STEM candidates won in the primary.

These candidates ran in the primary but did not make it to the general election:

Montana

No STEM candidates won in the primary.

These candidates ran in the primary but did not make it to the general election:

Nebraska

These candidates won their primaries and are headed to the general election:

These candidates ran in the primary but did not make it to the general election:

Nevada

These candidates won their primaries and are headed to the general election:

These candidates ran in the primary but did not make it to the general election:

New Hampshire

No STEM candidates won in the primary.

These candidates ran in the primary but did not make it to the general election:

New Jersey

No STEM candidates won in the primary.

These candidates ran in the primary but did not make it to the general election:

New Mexico

These candidates won their primaries and are headed to the general election:

New York

These candidates won their primaries and are headed to the general election:

These candidates ran in the primary but did not make it to the general election:

North Carolina

These candidates won their primaries and are headed to the general election:

These candidates ran in the primary but did not make it to the general election:

North Dakota

no STEM candidates

Ohio

No STEM candidates won in the primary.

These candidates ran in the primary but did not make it to the general election:

Oklahoma

These candidates won their primaries and are headed to the general election:

Oregon

These candidates won their primaries and are headed to the general election:

These candidates ran in the primary but did not make it to the general election:

Pennsylvania

These candidates won their primaries and are headed to the general election:

These candidates ran in the primary but did not make it to the general election:

Rhode Island

no STEM candidates

South Carolina

These candidates won their primaries and are headed to the general election:

These candidates ran in the primary but did not make it to the general election:

South Dakota

No STEM candidates won in the primary.

These candidates ran in the primary but did not make it to the general election:

  • US House
    • Chris Martian (SD-1), information technologist; [no campaign site; Twitter]
  • Governor

Tennessee

These candidates won their primaries and are headed to the general election:

Texas

These candidates won their primary and are headed to the general election:

These candidates ran in the primary but did not make it to the general election:

Utah

no STEM candidates

Vermont

No STEM candidates won in the primary.

These candidates ran in the primary but did not make it to the general election:

Virginia

No STEM candidates won in the primary.

These candidates ran in the primary but did not make it to the general election:

Washington

These candidates won their primaries and are headed to the general election:

These candidates ran in the primary but did not make it to the general election:

West Virginia

No STEM candidates won in the primary.

These candidates ran in the primary but did not make it to the general election:

  • US House
  • WV House of Delegates
    • Evan Hansen (WV district 51), computer and environmental scientist; [candidate’s site]

Wisconsin

no STEM candidates

Wyoming

no STEM candidates