Vote — Jul 30, 2015 1:47 p.m.
Bill Passed 91/4
Texas is a U.S. state with two senators in the United States Senate and 36 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 — 36 in Texas — 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.