Tx Govt Ch 7 Quiz
Which group is underrepresented in the legislature relative to their percentages in the general population?
All of the above are true
(Females, Hispanics & Asians)
Which of the following is not a formal qualification to become a member of the Texas House of Representatives?
Having lived in Texas for five years prior to being elected
To win a senate seat in the Texas Legislature, one must raise an average of
When the people in legislative districts elect representatives that "look like" the people they represent, the legislature is said to achieve __________ representation
What has been the response whenever the legislature considers increasing appropriations to hire competent staff for individual legislators?
Both the general public and special interests voice strong opposition
Which of the following is not a formal qualification to become a state senator in Texas?
Having lived in the state for five years, as well as five years in the district in which he or she seeks election
During the 83rd Texas Legislative Session
there were two Asian-American members serving in the Texas Legislature
Which statement about females in the Texas House of Representatives is correct?
Women have a higher percentage of representation in the House than in the Senate
By law legislative districts can deviate plus or minus ________ percent from the mean to be drawn as evenly as possible.
During the 83rd Legislative session, __________ of the Texas House were Latino?