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general salary of congress man
$ 158,100
how many congress members?
535
how many senators
100
age to be a senator
30
how many yrs a citizen to be a senator?
9
how many house reps
435
how old to be in house
25
how long a us citizen to be in house
7yrs
African American are what percentage of the house and how many in senate
10%
1
how many hispancics in the house
how many in senate
25
2
asians and NA are what
not represented
women have how many rep in
house
senate
64
14
representing constituents by mirroring their personal, political relevant characteristic
Deceptive representation
representing the interests of groups
Substantive representation
incumbants win how often
with what percentage of vote
90% of the time with 60% or over of vote
3 main reasons for incumbancy reelection
advertising-credit claming- position taking
helping constituents as individuals- giving people what they have the right to get
case work
is a mighty list of federal projects. Grants and contracts available to cities, business, colleges, and institutions
pork barrel
in election process what 3 things does money get you
name- recognition- chance to be heard