There are 541 congressmen. This includes 100 senators and 435 members, five delegates and one resident commissioner in the House of Representatives. Sometimes, however, the word "congressman" is used only to refer to those in the House.
Each U.S. state receives a number of congressmen proportional to its population. The state with the highest number of congressmen is California with 53. Wyoming, North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, Delaware, Vermont and Alaska only have one congressman each.
You can view the voting records of members of congress at The Washington Post's U.S. Congress Votes Database. The database documents every vote of the House and Senate since 1991. It gathers information from many sources, including the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress. Visit Projects.Wash
Article 1, Section 2 of the U.S. Constitution dictates the number of congressmen for a state. As of 2015, there are 100 U.S. senators and 435 House representatives.
The most influential members of Congress include the Speaker of the House and the majority and minority leaders in both the House of Representatives and the Senate. Additionally, the heads of important committees, such as the Ways and Means Committee, wield significant influence on the creation and
Votes from congressmen are a matter of public record. Roll call votes cast for certain legislative actions specify each member's vote. The votes are posted online afterwards. The Congressional Record is maintained and made available for the public to view information on recorded floor votes.
The two primary sources for tracking a certain congressman's votes are The Library of Congress' THOMAS service and GovTrack.us. They each allow you to find out how a congressional representative voted on a bill.
The official U.S. House of Representatives website, House.gov, has a search feature to locate congressional representatives by ZIP code. The site also lists representatives by state and district or by last name.
From north to south, the state of California measures roughly 770 miles, while spanning 250 miles from east to west. The drive from the state's northern border it shares with Oregon down south to Mexico takes approximately 15 hours.
California comprises 155,779 square miles of land, making it the third largest American state behind Alaska and Texas. It is divided into 58 counties and is bordered by Oregon to the north, Nevada to the east and Arizona to the southeast.