CONGRESS AND US A Portrait of the 114th Congress: Members of the U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives. Accurate as of April 16, 2015.
Indicator: BODY STATE DISTRICT (IF HOUSE) NAME PARTY GENDER HIGHEST DEGREE ATTAINED
HIGHEST DEGREE LEVEL
YEAR OF BIRTH RACE OR ETHNICITY
LIFE EXPECTANCY AT BIRTH (YEARS)
House in which the Member serves: House of Representatives or the Senate.
State that the Member represents. Congressional District represented by Member if sitting in the House. "At-large" congressional districts are denoted as 1. Member's full name. Member's party affiliation. Member's gender. Member's highest degree attained. Honorary degrees are not counted. Highest degree level is the broad category into which the highest degree attained of each Member can be grouped. These categories are: less than high school diploma, high school diploma, bachelor's degree, graduate or professional degree.
Year of Member's birth. Member's race and ethnicity as reported by the U.S. House of Representatives Press Gallery website. Life expectancy at birth of the gender and the racial or ethnic group to which the Member belongs for the state the Member represents. If no estimate for a racial or ethnic group was available, then the life expectancy by gender for the Member's state was imputed.
United States House of Representatives, Directory of Representatives (Official Member Websites): http://www.house.gov/representatives/ ; United States Senate, Senators of the 114th Congress (Official Member Websites): http://www.nationaljournal.com/alman ac/114th-congress-new-members;
House Press Gallery, 2014 House Election Results: http://pressgallery.house.gov/2014election-results Measure of America calculations using mortality data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, as compiled from data provided by the fifty-seven vital statistics jurisdictions through the Vital Statistics Cooperative Program, and intercensal population estimates by age group produced by the U.S. Census Bureau in collaboration with the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) and released by NCHS through the CDC-WONDER on-line database. Estimates are for 2011.