As of September 2015, California is the state with the most Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives with 39 representatives, followed by New York with 18 and Texas with 11. As of September 2015, 188 Democrats are in the House of Representatives.
The Democratic Party is the minority party in the House of Representatives, with the Republicans forming the majority with 247 representatives. The Republicans similarly dominate the Senate, with 54 senators compared to 44 Democratic senators. The Senate president is Democrat Joe Biden who is also the Vice President of the United States, while the Speaker of the House is Republican John Boehner who voluntarily steps down from this position on Oct. 30, 2015. The 114th U.S. Congress runs from Jan. 3, 2015 to Jan. 3, 2017.