Who Represents Me?

Directions: Write a college – level research paper using concepts and key terms from the assigned readings and assignments covered during this course.

Section 1: Write an Introduction which explains why it is important to know who represents you in the Texas Legislature. Be specific.

Section 2: Provide a general description of the community that overlaps your state Representative and state Senator’s Districts. Include a description of the boundaries, population, income, education, etc., and other demographic descriptors which profile the communities of interest where you reside.

Section 3: Identify the number of the House district in which you live. Identify your current state Representative, their party affiliation, age, education, personal and occupational background, personal and political experiences, and years in the legislature.

Section 4: Discuss which committees your Representative is assigned to in the current legislative session, and whether these are appropriate for the district.

Section 5: Identify the number of the Senate district in which you reside. Identify your current state Senator, their party affiliation, age, education, personal and occupational background, personal and political experience, and years in the legislature.

Section 6: Discuss which committees your state Senator served on in the current legislative session and whether these are appropriate for the district.

Section 7: Summarize by discussing what you have learned from this assignment.

Section 8: Bibliography or Works Cited Page: Use MLA, APA, or any accepted style you prefer

Must be 4 Pages and a separate works cited page.

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