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Legislative Profiles

United States Senate 

*You may put the answers to each questions directly into this document and submit. 

Choose one of the two United States Senators for the State of Texas or the State in which you live. 

1. Name of the Senator

2. Address of the senator’s official website

3. The senator’s party affiliation (e.g. Republican, Democrat, Independent)

4. Name of the State represented 

5. Senatorial Electoral history

a. Last election the senator won

i. Name of the senator’s opponent.

ii. Results of the election. (E.g. Geisler def. Brownfield, 52%-48%)

6. Committee assignments

a. Name all the committees the senator currently serves on.

7. Political beliefs (in addition to their political party affiliation note any important positions they have publically taken on various political issues). This should be in your own words and at least one paragraph long. Make sure you include the source of your information. 

8. At least one quote that shows their political views on some topic. Be sure to include the source of your quote)

9. One-paragraph summary based on a video of the senator speaking either on the Senate floor or being interviewed on a news program. 

a. You will need to find a video online – should be at least 3 min. This can usually be found on the senator’s website or on YouTube. 

b. Include the web address of the video that I can watch—this is required.

c. Summarize in a few sentences the main argument of the senator’s speech.  

United States House of Representatives 

10. The nine-digit zip code of your home address. Check http://zip4.usps.com/zip4/welcome.jsp which is the zip code lookup on the United States Postal Service website.

11. The United States Congressional district in which you live.

12. Name of your Representative

13. Address of your representative’s official website

14. Your representative’s party affiliation (e.g. Republican, Democrat, Independent)

15. Congressional Electoral history

a. Last election the representative won

i. Name of the representative’s opponent.

ii. Results of the election. (E.g. Geisler def. Brownfield, 52%-48%)

16. Committee assignments

a. Name the committees the representative currently serves on.

17. Political beliefs (in addition to their political party affiliation note any important positions they have publically taken on various political issues). This should be in your own words. and at least one paragraph long. Make sure you include the source of your information. 

18. At least one quote that shows their political views on some topic. Be sure to include the source of your quote.

19. One-paragraph summary based on a video of the congressman speaking either on the Senate floor or being interviewed on a news program. 

a. You will need to find a video online – should be at least 3 min, no longer than 10 min. Something like this can usually be found on the congressman’s website. 

b. Include the web address of the video that I can watch—this is required.

c. Summarize in a few sentences the main argument of the congressman’s speech.  

Texas Senate (or the State Senate of the State in which you live)

20. The Texas Senate district in which you live.

21. The name and party affiliation of the Texas State Senator representing your district.

22. Professional background (education, training, military service, government service)

23. Political beliefs (in addition to their political party affiliation note any important positions they have publically taken on various political issues). This should be in your own words and at least one paragraph long. Make sure you include the source of your information. 

24. At least one quote that shows their political views on some topic. Be sure to include the source of the quote.

Texas House of Representatives (or the State House of Representatives or State Assembly of the State in which you live)

25. The name and affiliation of the Texas State House representative representing your district.

26. Professional background (education, training, military service, government service)

27. Political beliefs (in addition to their political party affiliation note any important positions they have publically taken on various political issues). This should be in your own words and at least one paragraph long. Make sure you include the source of your information. 

28. At least one quote that shows their political views on some topic. Be sure to include the source of the quote.

You can use any sources to gather your information. You will be graded on accuracy and completeness. Please read the instructions above carefully and make sure you include everything. Remember also that grammar and spelling are important, if you have problems in this area; please see the writing center before you turn this in. Do NOT cut and paste answers to questions that require summaries—that will be considered plagiarism. 

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      Legislative Profiles

      United States Senate

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