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Governmentassignmentkennychrisaustin 091005142914 Phpapp01

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  1. 1. Government Assignment Mrs. Long 8 th block Kenny Koehler, Christopher Werner, AUSTIN SHEPPARD!!!!!
  2. 2. Demographics of Congress: Age <ul><li>20-29  </li></ul><ul><li>30-39  </li></ul><ul><li>40-49  </li></ul><ul><li>50-59  </li></ul><ul><li>60-69  </li></ul><ul><li>70+  </li></ul><ul><li>1 (about 1%) </li></ul><ul><li>21 (about 4%) </li></ul><ul><li>83 (about 15%) </li></ul><ul><li>189 (about 35%) </li></ul><ul><li>171 (about 32%) </li></ul><ul><li>74 (about 14%) </li></ul>Age!!!! Number of people!!!!
  3. 3. Demographics of Congress: Gender <ul><li>MALE – 446 members (83%) </li></ul><ul><li>FEMALE – 93 members (17%) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Demographics of Congress: Marital Status <ul><li>Divorced  25 (5%) </li></ul><ul><li>Domestic Partner  2 (Less than 1%) </li></ul><ul><li>Married  460 (85%) </li></ul><ul><li>Separated  1 (less than 1%) </li></ul><ul><li>Single  37 (7%) </li></ul><ul><li>Widowed  14 (3%) </li></ul>
  5. 5. Demographics of Congress: Ethnicity <ul><li>Caucasian  461 (86%) </li></ul><ul><li>American Indian  1 (less than 1%) </li></ul><ul><li>Asian  8 (1%) </li></ul><ul><li>Hispanic  25 (5%) </li></ul><ul><li>Pacific Islander  1 (less than 1%) </li></ul><ul><li>Vietnamese  1 (less than 1%) </li></ul><ul><li>African American  42 (8%) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Demographics of Congress: Party <ul><li>Republican  217 (40%) </li></ul><ul><li>Democratic  320 (59%) </li></ul><ul><li>Independent  2 (less than 1%) </li></ul>
  7. 7. Demographics of Congress: Religion <ul><li>Catholic 159 </li></ul><ul><li>Baptist 60 </li></ul><ul><li>Methodist 52 </li></ul><ul><li>Jewish 44 </li></ul><ul><li>Presbyterian 43 </li></ul><ul><li>Episcopal 38 </li></ul>
  8. 8. Demographics of Congress: Occupational Background <ul><li>269 members served in state or territorial legislatures </li></ul><ul><li>214 members, public service/politics </li></ul><ul><li>204 members, law </li></ul><ul><li>201 members, business </li></ul><ul><li>94 members, education </li></ul>
  9. 9. THIS IS THE 111 th CONGRESSIONAL SESSION <ul><li>And there are 539 of these dudes chilling in congress. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Two Senators From Texas!!!!!! <ul><li>John Cornyn </li></ul><ul><li>Kay Bailey Hutchinson </li></ul>
  11. 11. House Members From Our District <ul><li>We’re in district 6  32 Representatives </li></ul><ul><li>John Cornyn (Senator) </li></ul><ul><li>Joe Barton </li></ul><ul><li>Kay Bailey Hutchinson (Senator) </li></ul>
  12. 12. John Cornyn

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