Who does a US Senator represent?
All the citizens within his/her home state. The origins of Senatorial elections were that a Governor would elect the two Senators to represent the state of their election. The 17th amendment changed the election process to that of a popular public vote, but their duties were not changed. Unfortunately, as they are elected by the public, the States have little to no voice now to protect themselves from the ever growing Federal Government, which had been part of the reason for having Senators in the first place: to let the national issues, like defense or foreign relations, be decided by the Federal Government, and the rest by the states.and also all people in United States
A US Senator represents all citizens of their respective state.
Illinois as a US Senator.
John McCain and Jon Kyl represent Arizona in the US Senate.
He represented Tennessee as a US Senator.
He represents INDIANA
He represented the state of Mississippi as a senator. Jefferson Davis was US Senator from Mississippi before he became the President of the confederate States of America..
Yes, it is one of the requirements. If a senator does not live in the state they represent, then they cannot become a senator.
A senator represents the people of the state that elected him, at least theoretically.
Fred Thompson was a Republican US Senator from Tennessee.
the whole state
A state Senator is an elected member of the legislature, or law-making body, of his or her state of residence. This is not to be confused with a US Senator, who is elected to represent his or her state of residence in the US Senate of the federal government, in Washington, DC.
A US senator must be: 25 years old A US citizen for at least nine years A resident of the state that they will represent (As stated in Article 1, Section 3 of the US Constitution)
Each state gets two Senators.
Ben Nelson is the Democratic Senator from Nebraska.
The US has 2 senators that represent each state, you need to ask who the senators are from a specific state.
She is one of the two US Senators that represent Arkansas.
Robert Kennedy served as US Senator for New York from 1965 until 1968. He had also served in his brother's Administration as Attorney General.
No. In the US, Senators are elected to six-year renewable terms by the voters of the states they represent.
Jim Inhofe (R) is the senior US senator, and his current term is 2009-2015. Thomas Coburn (R) is the junior US senator and his current term is 2011-2017.
Rep. 1. at least 25 2. US citizen 3. resident of the US for at least 7 years 4. live in state you represent Senator 1. at least 30 2. US citizen 3. resident of the US for at least 9 years 4. live in state you represent
Well, it depends on the state they represent. Each state has two senators to represent them, so I guess a senator would technically represent half of the state's population.
A US senator represents his State, while Representatives represent the people in the States. That is why there are 2 Senators per state, but the number of representatives is based on how many people live in a State.
30. This is stipulated in the US Constitution. Additionally a Senator must be citizens of the United States for the last nine years and inhabitants of the state they hope to represent.
Abraham Lincoln was the senator of Illinois and served one term
Johnson was a US Senator from Tennessee where he lived for all of his adult life.
One State Senator and one State Representative represents you in the Illinois General Assembly. Two US Senators and one US Congressman represent your interests in the US Congress.
A senator represents the entire population of a state
Charles Sumner was a Massachusetts Senator.
Illinois was the state where he was elected Senator before he was elected President. Illinois. Barack Obama is one of two US Senators for the US State of Illinois. Illinois President Obama was U.S. Senator of Illinois, Chicago. He began there as a State legislator. He was however not born and raised there.
Senator John Hoeven has been a US Senator from North Dakota since January 3, 2011 until the present (February 2013). Senator Heidi Heitkamp since January 3, 2013 to the present (February 2013).
For a US senator 1. at least 30 years old 2. has been a citizen of the US for the past 9 years. 3. and must live in the state they seek to represent.
The senior US senator is Bill Nelson (D) and the junior senator is Marco Rubio (R). Nelson's current term is 2013 to 2019. Rubio's current term is 2011 to 2017.
As the President of the US, he represents all 50 states and every territory. As a US Senator, Barack Obama was the representative from the State of Illinois.
He was a state senator from Illinois, and then a U.S. senator from that state.
US representatives 'represent' certain districts within a state. The US Senators represent the entire state. The two current US senators from Texas are John Cornyn and Kay Bailey Hutchison. The Texas state senate is different. You are in Congressional District 15, Representative Ruben Hinojosa. You are in Senate District 20, Senator Juan Hinojosa. They are not related.
He doesn't represent a district. He was the senator of Delaware
Benjamin Harrison lived in Indiana his entire adult life. He represented Indiana as a US Senator.
30 years old, citizen of the US for 9 years, legal resident if the state they represent
The most important role of a US Senator is to represent the people that elected them. Additional roles include being members of a political party, writing and passing laws, approving presidential appointments, and ratifying treaties with other countries.
You can find the 2 senators who represent your US state by entering your zip code at the site in the related links below. There is also a link to all US senators by state.
To become a U.S. Senator you need to be at least 30 years old, you have to live in the state you want to represent, and you have to have lived in the country for the past nine years. You also have to be elected.
Each U. S. Senator represents his/her whole state.
Yes you must be living in the US to be a US Senator
He was a senator from Illinois.