Passed House — Oct 8, 2015
Last Action: On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 254 - 173 (Roll no. 544).
Explanation: This bill passed in the House on October 8, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Tennessee is a U.S. state with two senators in the United States Senate and nine representatives in the United States House of Representatives.
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Each state elects two senators for staggered 6-year terms. Senators represent the entire state.
The United States is divided into 435 congressional districts — 9 in Tennessee — each with a population of about 710,000 individuals. Each district elects a representative to the House for a two-year term. Representatives are also called congressmen/congresswomen.