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House of Representatives

The House of Representatives is a reflection of the population / districts of each State in the US.

435 voting members.

6 non-voting members.

 

2 year terms.  

No term limits.

Paid $174,000 per year plus a lifetime pension.

Outside pay is limited to 15% of salary.

Over 40% are millionaires.

25% have an average net worth over $3M.

Over 50 have an average net worth between $10M and $190M.

We explore the voting record of the House of Representatives of Congress to evaluate the impact of their activity.  Why?  Because RESULTS MATTER. 

 

The average length of service is over 4 terms.  That gives 8 years to get things done.

In the 116th Congress, the Representatives have an average age of about 58 years old.  The youngest is 31 (first 2 year term) and the oldest is 87 years old serving since 1973 with 48 years of service and running for reelection!.  What has he accomplished in almost half a century?

House or Representative Members:

  • 14 have served over 30 years.

  • 54 have served over 20 years.

  • 106 have served 10 to 20 years (5 to 10 terms).

  • 70 have served 8 years (4 terms).

  • 45 have served 6 years (3 terms).

  • 52 have served 4 years (2 terms).

  • 108 have served 2 years (1 term).

Their job is to work for us, the American people.  

How have they been doing?