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How many people are in Congress?


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2012-02-01 00:06:00
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Currently 535 - 100 Senators and 435 Representatives. The number of senators can be changed only by the admission of new states, since the Constitution entitles each state to two. The number of Representatives can be altered by law, provided that each state has at least one.


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Each state gets two Congress people. There are 50 states. 2 Congress people x 50 States = 100 Congress people.

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There are 435 Representatives, and 100 Senators, making 535 elected Congress members.

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Each member of congress is elected by the people of his/her state. Each member of congress is elected by the people of his/her state.

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435 in House of Representatives 100 in Senate "Congress" refers to both chambers, so 535 total

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The people that elected them to Congress.

all the people in the congress.

None. The capitol is the building where Congress meets.

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There is 535 members in congress. 2 senators from every state that's 50*2=100 plus 435 representatives

It takes half of the congress plus one vote. There are 435 people in Congress so half of that would be 217 people. Then you need to have over 50% so that means you need 218 votes. You need 218 votes to pass a bill in Congress.

Congress doesn't elect new members. The people from their state elect the people who will represent them in Congress.

as many times as the people re-elect them

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