Recruitment of
Members of House
of Representatives
GROUP 2 :
Mirra Saniya 071311233002
Ni Putu Bunga Levista Briliani 0713...
US
Congress
Senate
(100 people)
House of
Representatives
(435 people)
Legislative Structures
Intended to have the most important powers than
the other branch by the founders, but check and
balances system prevented ...
Conducted on the first Tuesday in November.
Called mid-term elections for they are
assembled in the mid-way of the preside...
The election held in each state by the
legislature.
Section 4, Article I of the Constitution :
the Times, Places and Manne...
Section 2, Article I of the US Constitution
Qualifications to be a Representatives :
1. At-least twenty-five years old.
2....
Anyone who meet the qualifications.
New-comers are welcome, but incumbent have
more chance to be reelected in the upcoming...
After the public campaign, legislature held the
election on each state.
Amendment XIV on Section 2, Article I of the US
Co...
Since 1980s, new comers had lower chance to be
elected compared to the incumbents.
Certain pattern of background of the el...
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  1. 1. Recruitment of Members of House of Representatives GROUP 2 : Mirra Saniya 071311233002 Ni Putu Bunga Levista Briliani 071311233025 Amalia Mastur 071311233036 Sri Harini Wijayanti 071311233049 Didang Alexander 071311233063 Rosalia Jasmine 071311233077
  2. 2. US Congress Senate (100 people) House of Representatives (435 people) Legislative Structures
  3. 3. Intended to have the most important powers than the other branch by the founders, but check and balances system prevented the House to have an absolute power. About 435 Representatives in today’s Congress system. The amount of representatives depends on the census of US Population every ten years. House of Representatives
  4. 4. Conducted on the first Tuesday in November. Called mid-term elections for they are assembled in the mid-way of the president's term holding the office. Election
  5. 5. The election held in each state by the legislature. Section 4, Article I of the Constitution : the Times, Places and Manner of holding elections for Senators and Representatives, shall be prescribed in each State by the Legislature thereof; but the Congress may at any time by law make or alter such regulations, except as to the places of choosing Senators Where does the election take place?
  6. 6. Section 2, Article I of the US Constitution Qualifications to be a Representatives : 1. At-least twenty-five years old. 2. Have been a citizen of USA for the past seven years. 3. A resident of the state that they are representing. Qualifications
  7. 7. Anyone who meet the qualifications. New-comers are welcome, but incumbent have more chance to be reelected in the upcoming election. Who could apply?
  8. 8. After the public campaign, legislature held the election on each state. Amendment XIV on Section 2, Article I of the US Constitution “the number of Representatives shall not exceed one for every thirty-thousand, but each State shall have at least one Representative” Representatives elected by the people from the state and represent the people in their specific state by introducing bills and serving on committees. Process
  9. 9. Since 1980s, new comers had lower chance to be elected compared to the incumbents. Certain pattern of background of the elected members : white, educated, and from a moneyed background. Small percentage of women and minority groups in the House  numbers of minorities who do not vote is rising. Elected Members!

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