Essay – Representing a Democracy
● Research the background of your Congressional representatives based on your address listed with CU – two senators and a member of the House of Representatives. Write an essay. Start by identifying all three of your representatives (My representatives are Senator John Cornyn, Senator Ted Cruz, and Rep. Collin Allred). Give a brief background on all three of them.
● Then, pick the representative you are most interested in and explain why they interest you.
● Background info on chosen representative:
Find out about his previous occupation(s), political experience, family, income, education, and other relevant demographics.
● What percentage of the vote did your chosen representative receive to win in their last election?
● What are two policy issue areas your chosen representative is interested in? How do these areas reflect their ideologies?
Writing Requirements (APA format)