All members who won election or re-election are sworn in with an oath of office, 2/3 of the Senate did not face election, and are already sworn in. Newly elected office holders are introduced, The Senate elects a Senate President pro tempore, the House elects a speaker. House and Senate rules as well as staffing or … Read more
Rather then citizens voting directly on every issue and passing or voting the issue down by popular vote, citizens elect people to represent and vote on their behalf. States are divided into congressional districts according to population. The greater the population, the mire districts each state has. Residents in each district votes for one candidate … Read more
Both have executive branch (President/Governor and their cabinet), legislative branch (US House of Representatives /U.S Senate, state House and Senate), and Judaical U.S. And state Supreme courts and lower courts. And they function pretty much in the same manner. They both are contained and regulated to the constitution. The U.S constitution and each state has a … Read more
Working or volunteering to work on campaigns for candidates running for office, or party nomination. Could be going door to door, phone called, handing out fliers or brochures in public places. Some may run for office in the local area. Some may run for a delegate position at the state or national party convention. Some … Read more
The 3 branches were designed for two reasons. Mainly, balance of power. No one branch or function or government has total power, and can be contained by one or both of the other branches. The other reason is representation. The House of Representatives represents the people (the peoples House), the Senate represents the states, the Supreme … Read more
Because there are 50 states. When there were 48 states the Senate had 96 members. The constitution sets 2 Senators for each state, to allow equal representation among the states in the federal government. 2 were determined in the event a Senator could not finish a term, or was absent during a vote. The state would … Read more
The House Rules Committee determines that. Generally, the rules are determined at the beginning of every session. However they can be changed at any time during any session by the committee.