Presentation on theme: "114 th U.S. Congress: Stat-Pack. Part 1: Congressional Seating Chart."— Presentation transcript:
114 th U.S. Congress: Stat-Pack
Part 1: Congressional Seating Chart
Current Party Numbers: 113th Congress, 1st Session HouseSenate Democrats18844 Independents02 Republicans24654 Vacancies1 0
PART 2: Demographics of the 114 th Congress
AGE# of Members >
CategoryNumber of Members Male428 Female107
Marital StatusNumber of Members Divorced33 Single30 Widowed13 Domestic Partner3 Engaged1 Married454 Separated5
EthnicityNumber of Members African American42 Asian8 Japanese American1 Asian American1 American Indian1 Caucasian432 Not Stated24 Indian American1 Hispanic29
PART 3: By the Numbers: 114th Congress
13 - New senators New House members Women in the new Congress: 84 in the House, 20 in the Senate Years in office of the longest currently serving senator, Patrick Leahy, D- Vermont Years in office of the longest currently serving congressman, John Dingell, D- Michigan. 6 - Net gain in number of seats women hold in 114th Congress over 113th. 3 - States with two women senators: California, New Hampshire, and Washington Percent of the U.S. Senate that is white Percent of the U.S. House of Representatives that belong to minority groups.
91 - Age of the oldest-ever member of the House, Ralph Hall, R-Texas. He broke the previous record on Christmas Day Percent of the U.S. House under Percent of the Senate that is Catholic. 5 - Members of the 114th Congress who had previous careers in professional sports. 7 - Members who are openly gay or bisexual New members who have served in the U.S. military. 2 - Physicists in Congress: Rep. Bill Foster, a Democratic congressman-elect from Illinois, and Rep. Rush Holt, Jr., a New Jersey Democrat. 6 - Number of reindeer owned by Kerry Bentivolio, a congressman-elect from Michigan. He has worked as a Santa impersonator since the 1980s before running for Congress.
PART 4: STATE-by-STATE Breakdown in U.S. Congress
Members of the U.S. Senate & House of Representatives by state: -Return to my webpage and click on the 2 nd link – “U.S. Senators & Representatives by State”