Are there 535 members of Congress?

There are a total of 535 Members of Congress. 100 serve in the U.S. Senate and 435 serve in the U.S. House of Representatives.

How many members of Congress does Indiana have?

Indiana has nine congressional districts—this number is reapportioned based on the state’s population, determined every ten years by a census. Indiana had a maximum representation of 13 congressmen from 1873 to 1933. Since 2003 Indiana has had nine representatives, which was reduced from ten after the 2000 census.

Who is the congressman for Indianapolis?

Congressman Andre Carson | Representing the 7th District of INDIANA.

Who are Indiana senators and representatives?

Todd Young (Republican Party)
Mike Braun (Republican Party)

How much does a congressman make?

Salaries of members of the United States Congress

Position Salary
Senators and House Representatives $174,000
Resident Commissioner from Puerto Rico $174,000
President pro tempore of the Senate $193,400
Majority leader and minority leader of the Senate $193,400

How many House seats does Indiana have?

Indiana House of Representatives

Indiana General Assembly
Seats 100
Political groups Majority Republican (71) Minority Democratic (29)
Length of term 2 years

Who are the state senators in Indiana?

Why do some states have more representatives than other states?

The number of U.S. Representatives for each state depends on the population. Some states have more representatives because they have more people. If the state has a large population, there are more representatives. If the state has a small population, there are fewer representatives.

What stops one branch of government from becoming too powerful?

The Checks and Balances system provides each branch of government with individual powers to check the other branches and prevent any one branch from becoming too powerful. The Checks and Balances System also provides the branches with some power to appoint or remove members from the other branches.