Required ResourcesRead/review the following resources for this activity:
InstructionsResearch the background of your Congressional representatives based on your address listed with CU – two senators and a member of the House of Representatives. Find out about their previous occupation(s), political experience, family, income, education, and other relevant demographics. What percentage of the vote did they receive to win in their last election? What are two policy issues areas they are interested in? How do these areas reflect their ideologies?
Here is a link to get your started:
Write an essay. Start by identifying all three of your representatives. Then, pick the representative you are most interested in and explain why they interest you. Present the information you found in your research required above in the essay.
Writing Requirements (APA format)
20.0 ptsThe student identifies all three representatives and picks one
The student identifies at least five relevant pieces of information about the representative.
The student provides the correct vote margin.
The student identifies two policy areas and provides analysis of ideology.
The assignment is referenced and formatted according to APA standards and two additional scholarly sources are provided.