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463. Members of Congress--Selected Characteristics

[As of beginning of first session of each Congress, (January 3). Figures for Representatives exclude vacancies]

                               
Age 4 (in years) Seniority 5
Members of  
Congress and Male Female Black 1 API 2 Hispanic 3 40 50 60 70 Less 2 10 20 30
year Under to to to and than to to to yrs.
40 49 59 69 over 2 9 19 29 or
yrs. yrs. yrs. yrs. more
                               
REPRESENTATIVES
 
94th Cong., 1975 416 19 6 17 3 7 69 138 137 75 16 96 162 125 42 10
95th Cong., 1977 417 18 6 16 2 5 81 121 147 71 15 71 207 116 33 8
96th Cong., 1979 417 16 7 16 3 5 86 125 145 63 14 80 206 105 32 10
97th Cong., 1981 416 19 8 17 3 6 94 142 132 54 13 77 231 96 23 8
98th Cong., 1983 413 21 9 21 3 8 86 145 132 57 14 83 224 88 28 11
99th Cong., 1985 412 22 9 20 3 10 71 154 131 59 19 49 237 104 34 10
100th Cong., 1987 412 23 9 23 4 11 63 153 137 56 26 51 221 114 37 12
101st Cong., 1989 408 25 9 24 5 10 41 163 133 74 22 39 207 139 35 13
102d Cong., 1991 407 28 9 26 3 11 39 152 134 86 24 55 178 147 44 11
103d Cong., 1993 10 388 47 9 38 4 17 47 151 128 89 15 118 141 132 32 12
104th Cong., 1995 388 47 11 40 4 17 53 155 135 79 13 92 188 110 36 9
106th Cong., 1999 379 56 11 39 (NA) (NA) 23 116 173 87 35 41 236 104 46 7
 
SENATORS
 
94th Cong., 1975 100 0 1 2 1 5 21 35 24 15 11 41 34 10 4
95th Cong., 1977 100 0 1 3 0 6 26 35 21 12 18 41 24 12 5
96th Cong., 1979 99 1 0 3 0 10 31 33 17 9 20 41 23 12 4
97th Cong., 1981 98 2 0 3 0 9 35 36 14 6 19 51 17 11 2
98th Cong., 1983 98 2 0 2 0 7 28 39 20 6 5 61 21 10 3
99th Cong., 1985 98 2 0 2 0 4 27 38 25 6 8 56 27 7 2
100th Cong., 1987 98 2 0 2 0 5 30 36 22 7 14 41 36 7 2
101st Cong., 1989 98 2 0 2 0 0 30 40 22 8 23 22 43 10 2
102d Cong., 1991 98 2 0 2 0 0 23 46 24 7 5 34 47 10 4
103d Cong., 1993 10 93 7 1 2 0 1 16 48 22 12 15 30 39 11 5
104th Cong., 1995 92 8 1 2 0 1 14 41 27 17 12 38 30 15 5
106th Cong., 1999 91 9 0 (NA) (NA) 0 14 38 35 13 8 39 33 14 6




NA Not available.
1 Source: Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, Washington, DC, Black Elected Officials: A Statistical Summary, annual (copyright).
2 Source: Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service, "Asian Pacific Americans in the United States Congress", Report 94-767 GOV.
3 Source: National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials, Washington, DC, National Roster of Hispanic Elected Officials, annual.
4 Some members do not provide date of birth.
5 Represents consecutive years of service.
6 Includes District of Columbia delegate.
7 Does not include District of Columbia delegate.
8 Does not include District of Columbia or Virgin Islands delegate.
9 Includes District of Columbia delegate but not Virgin Islands delegate.
10 Includes members elected to fill vacant seats through June 14, 1993.
11 Includes District of Columbia and Virgin Islands delegate.

Source: Except as noted, compiled by U.S. Bureau of the Census from data published in Congressional Directory, biennial. http://www.cq.com/



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These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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