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Each resident of the 50 states has 3 Congress members - two Senators and one Representative. In common parlance, "congressmen" is taken as a synonym for Representative, so the answer you are probably looking for is one.

Each state is divided into one or more congressional districts based on population, with Montana (the least-populous state) having one congressional district,and California (the most-populous state) having 53. A census is taken every 10 years, and the congressional districts are adjusted at that point. The Reapportionment Act of 1929 set the size of the House at 435 Representatives, although in 1959, that temporarily rose to 437 with the new states of Alaska and Hawaii each getting one representative. The 1962 elections, based on the 1960 election, once again gave us 435 representatives.

Senators serve the state at-large, while Representatives each have their own district, so even if your state has dozens of Representatives, if you live in the 50 states, you have only one Representative, but two Senators.

Citizens of other parts of the US, such as the District of Columbia, US Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, and Puerto Rico, and US citizens not living in the US don't get to elect a voting Representative or Senator.

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There are 435 representatives (congressmen/congresswomen) In the US house of representatives. There are 535 representatives overall if you count the 100 senators (2 from each state) If the president vetoes a proposed law it takes 1/3 or at least 145 (congressmen/congresswomen) to pass it into law and thus overrides the veto. congressmen/congresswomen can all be referred to as representatives. However, congressmen/congresswomen are from the house of representatives while the senators are from the senate. Again, all are representatives. Clear?

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The US Congress consists of the Senate and the House of Representatives. The members of Congress total 535, being:

100 Senators

435 Members of the House of Representatives

1 Resident Commissioner, representing Puerto Rico in the House

5 Delegates, nonvoting members of the House representing:

American Samoa

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US Virgin Islands

Guam

Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands

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Today, the number of congressmen is set at 435.

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There are 435 voting members of the US Congress.

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Each state has two U.S. Senators and at least one Representative. Usually states have more than one Representative because they are based on population.

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