Congressional Member’s Report Card

Congressional Member’s Report Card

Political Report Cards

Congress Structure

TENURE OF CONGRESS

  • The tables show a breakdown of how many years the senators have been serving in office.
  • 47% of senators are men over the age of 61, while only 7% of senators are women 61 years old or younger.
  • 30% of representatives are men over the age of 61, while only 16% of representatives are women 61 years old or younger.
  • A record 120 women are currently serving in the House, accounting for 27% of the chamber’s totalWomen make up a much bigger share of congressional.
  • Women make up a much bigger share of congressional Democrats (38%) than Republicans (14%). Across both chambers, there are 106 Democratic women and 38 Republican women in the new Congress. Women account for 40% of House Democrats and 32% of Senate Democrats, compared with 14% of House Republicans and 16% of Senate Republicans.

TENURE OF REPRESENTATIVES

TENURE OF SENATORS