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This is Not My Beautiful House

THIS IS NOT MY BEAUTIFUL HOUSE America is getting more and more diverse-for instance, our Hispanic population grew by 43 percent in the past decade alone-but you'd never be able to tell it by looking at our Congress. Here's what the House and Senate look like today, alongside what they would look like if they were demographi- cally representative of our nation. Spoiler alert: There's not a lot of color on the Hill. POLITICAL AFFILIATION POLITICAL AFFILIATION DEMOCRAT 235 DEMOCRAT 243 REPUBLICAN 219 REPUBLICAN 288 OTHER 81 OTHER 2 GENDER GENDER FEMALE 91 FEMALE 218 MALE 448 MALE 218 Current Reflective RACE RACE CAUCASIAN 457 CAUCASIAN 385 AFRICAN AMERICAN 44 AFRICAN AMERICAN 64 HISPANIC 27 HISPANIC 86 ASIAN 10 ASIAN 25 AMERICAN INDIAN 1 AMERICAN INDIAN 5 RELIGION RELIGION PROTESTANT 305 CATHOLIC 156 MORMON 15 ORTHODOX 5 OTHER CHRISTIAN 3 OTHER FAITHS 2 JEWISH 39 BUDDHIST 3 PROTESTANT 222 CATHOLIC 103 MORMON 7 ORTHODOX 3 OTHER CHRISTIAN 3 OTHER 3 JEWISH 7 BUDDHIST 3 OTHER FAITHS 3 OTHER 3 HINDU 3 UNAFFILIATED 70 OTHER 6 SOURCES CNN,, Gallup,, Pew, This Nation A collaboration between GOOD and Dylan C. Lathrop

This is Not My Beautiful House

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This infographic provides demographic information about the U.S congress. It illustrates that although the United States is becoming more diverse, the U.S congress is not reflecting that by those who ...




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