Well this is a commonly misunderstood topic, but the answer would obviously have to be...BEANERS!
Where there is a representative body, the demographics of the assembly ought to mirror the demographics of the body they represent. Where a group forms a smaller percentage in the representative body than they do in the population at large, they are underrepresented. As an egregious example, in the year 1900, women formed about 0% of the bodies supposed to represent them, although they formed about 50% of the population, and so were seriously underrepresented.
African Americans are underrepresented in Congress, with 42 members in the House (9.5%) and only one in the Senate (1%). Whereas they represent approximately 12-14% of the total US population.
By far the most underrepresented minority at Yale is people with low IQ.
It is a myth that a group of baboons is called a "Congress." There was a political email chain that circulated a few years ago that made this claim. A "congress" can be a meeting or session of any group. However, according to most scientific-related sites, a group of baboons is actually called a Troop.
a job policy that favours the hiring of qualified applicants from certain target group that are underrepresented in the work place
A group of orangutans is called a congress because human society has modeled what we call congress off of the interactions of a group of orangutans.
In a group they are known as a Congress, a Troop or more recently a Flange
Law ans business.
types of affirmative action: Preferential hiring/admissions- preference to the qualified underrepresented candidate. Goals- set by popluation percentage- preference to qualified underrepresented canidate Set asides- only qualified underrepresented candidates can apply.
A group of orangutans is called a "Congress".E.G. The local zoo has a congress of Orangutans on show.
Hmm..None that I've heard of; a group of baboons is a congress of baboons though.
A group of Salamanders is called a congress.
It is called the Congress, the lawmaking body of the government.
A group of baboons can be called a congress. Sorry, this is a fallacy started by a chain email a few years ago, the correct collective noun for Baboons is a troop. Partially correct: a group of baboons can be EITHER a troop or a CONGRESS ! Yes it is called a congress!
The Representatives hold the most seats in congress though i am unsure what the current number is there are only 2 senators from each state making the number senators 100.
Kerala Congress - Anti-merger Group - was created in 2010.
Both Houses of Congress are about equal in the amount of work they do.