Thesis Papers: Describe the member’s committee and subcommittee membership
The District and the Representative
1. Describe the district and its voters: district history, geography, demographics, voting history, major employers. Include a map of the district in an appendix.
2. Provide some basic biographical information about the current member of congress: occupation, party, previous elected offices held, elections won and lost, etc.
3. What are the member’s positions on political issues? Do these match up with member’s party’s platform? In order to answer this question, you will need to familiarize yourself with the party’s platform.
4. Describe the member’s committee and subcommittee membership: (include description of the work that these committees do) and leadership positions, if any