An atheist candidate has been declared in the Calgary—Glenmore riding for the next Alberta election. As a secularist, I don’t think that your personal beliefs matter, so long as your opinions on secularism are for freedom of religion.
Consider SE Cup who is an atheist but opposes secular principles for government.
Because the Secular Lynx is new, I’m going to post this while I consider and take opinions on if I should cover atheists running for political office. Now, if a candidate makes a big stand for secularism, I think that’s a good story. In the mean time, read more at My Secret Atheist Blog.