What happens in the House of Representatives if the representatives from one state are equally divided between two candidates?
When voting for the representatives for the House, the state gets divided into several districts. They are divided so that each district all has almost the same population. Each districts then vote for one representative, and the candidate who wins becomes one of the representatives for that state. So basically, the candidates that are running are not getting votes from the whole state but only in that one district that they're from.
There are 35 state senators and 70 state representatives in Idaho. The Idaho Legislature consists of the Idaho Senate and the Idaho House of Representatives. The state is divided into 35 legislative districts. Each district elects one senator and two representatives. There are no term limits for either chamber.
Congress ultimately. But congress is divided into 2 houses the Senate and the House of Representatives: the senators and the representatives of states. There are 2 Senators per state and the number of representatives varies by size of state, each state being split into districts with a representative.
What if New York had more members than Rhode Island in both the senate and house of representatives?
The House of Representatives is part of the Legislative branch. The United States has a bicameral legislature, meaning the lawmaking part of government is divided into two parts, or chambers. The House of Representatives is one chamber, and the Senate is the other. Together, they're referred to as Congress.