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435
The House of Representatives has how many voting members?
1
Each state must have at least __________ representative(s) in the House.
population
The number of representatives from each state is determined by the state's relative __________.
10
The Constitution says that the government will conduct a census of the population every __________ years to count the number of people in each state.
census
The Constitution says that the government will conduct a __________ of the population every 10 years to count the number of people in each state.
U.S. Constitution
The __________ requires the federal government to conduct a census every 10 years.
representatives
The results of the census are used to recalculate
the number of __________ each state should have. This is called reapportionment.
reapportionment
__________ is the process of recalculating each states' number of congressional districts.
2 years
What is the term of office for members of the House of Representatives?
constituents
People who live in a representative's district are are that representative's "__________."
There is no term limit
What is the term limit for serving in the US House of Representatives?
Vern Buchanan
Name the member of the US House of Representatives that represent this district.
6 years
What is the term of office for a member of the US Senate?
There is no term limit
What is the term limit for serving in the US Senate?
state
US Senators represent all people living in their
U.S. senators
Before the 17th Amendment to the Constitution was ratified in 1913, the state legislatures elected the __________.
17th Amendment
Before the __________ to the Constitution was ratified in 1913, the state legislatures elected the U.S. senators.
popular vote
Since the ratification of the 17th Amendment, senators are chosen by
2
Every state has __________ senators.
100
There are __________ members of the U.S. Senate.
1/3
What fraction of the U.S. Senate is up for reelection every two years?
a higher population
States with __________ have more congressional districts.
27
How many congressional districts does Florida have?
Marco Rubio
Name Florida's senior Republican senator.
Rick Scott
Name Florida's junior Republican senator.