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Congressional Profile

House
Membership
  • 435 Members
  • 5 Delegates
  • 1 Resident
    Commissioner
Party Divisions
  • 233 Republicans
  • 199 Democrats
  • 0 Independents
  • 3 Vacancies
Senate
Membership
  • 100 Senators
    (Vice President votes in case of a tie)
Party Divisions
  • 53 Democrats
  • 45 Republicans
  • 2 Independents

Congressional Profile Resources

Member FAQs
How is a Representative nominated and elected? What is the size of the House of Representatives and how is it determined? How many Representatives does each state have in the House? Find the answers to these questions and more in Member FAQs.

Historical Party Divisions
Lists the political divisions of the House of Representatives from 1789 to present. Included is the total number of Representatives allotted each Congress, as well as the breakdown of Delegates and Members representing all the political parties.

House Press Gallery
In addition to offering current House Floor information, the House Press Gallery also provides demographic information on Members of the House and information about salaries and term limits.

Women in Congress
This site contains the names of all women who have served or are currently serving in the House of Representatives, with links to the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress.

Black Americans in Congress
This site contains the names of all black Americans who have served or are currently serving in the House of Representatives, with links to the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress.


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