THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
(What to do in order to become a representative)
- Be at least 25 years of age
-Be a U.S citizen for 7 years
-Live in the state your representing
You can only be a representative for 12 years.
Amount of Representatives:
In Massachusetts alone,
160 members represent in the house.
The number of representatives
in a state depends on population.
The member that represents our district at NMS is the:
Determining the Number of Seats-
The data collected by the
decennial census determines each
states number of representatives .
POLITICAL PARTY DISTRIBUTION:
There are 188 Democrats and 247 Republicans in the Political Party.
The leadership positions in the House of Representatives is minority leadership