The "lower house", comprised of 105 members, each representing a district based on population.
The lower house of the Texas Legislature, consisting of 150 members elected from districts of roughly equal population, all of whom are elected every two years for two-year terms.
the lower house in Australia's bicameral parliament
99 members elected every two years who serve no more than four consecutive terms (total eight years).
a legislative body or group; a chamber in the bicameral legislature of a nation, state, or province
The legislative body of 60 members, called representatives, each of which represents a district of approximately 57,000 Oregon citizens.
At Federation, the House of Representatives was seen as the 'People's House'. Members of the House of Representatives are chosen directly by the people of the Commonwealth, and in each State and Territory the Number of Members elected is proportional to the number of people in that State or Territory, except that at least 5 Members must be chosen in each original State. The House of Representatives currently has 150 Members.
The lower house of the U.S. Congress and most state legislatures. See official website
the lower legislative house of the United States Congress
The part of the Congress that has representatives elected every two years. The number of representatives from each state is determined by the state's population.
a law making group of the Congress made up of members from states determined by the state's population.
One of the legislative bodies of Michigan's bicameral (two-house) Legislature, consisting of 110 Representatives elected for two-year terms. This body is commonly referred to as the "House." (By itself, the word "house" may refer either to the House of Representatives or the Senate.)
The elected Chamber of Parliament; made up of members elected to represent electorates and members elected from party lists.
the House of Representatives is part of Congress; they propose and vote on legislation (laws). There are 435 members of the House of Representatives (divided by population among the states, with each state having at least 1 representative). There are 435 Congressional districts. Each district has about 570,000 people. Seats (positions) in the House of Representatives are reapportioned every 10 years; since the number of Representatives is set to 435, some areas lose Representatives and others gain some. Representatives are elected to a term of 2 years.
The only house of New Zealand legislature, members of which are known as members of Parliament, or MPs. Often referred to as 'parliament'. Web site for House of Representatives Back to the Top
the lower house of the U.S. Congress (and of most state legislatures). The number elected by each state depends on the state's population.
one of the two houses of the bicameral United States Congress, established in 1789 by the Constitution of the United States
The Lower House of Federal parliament comprising a total of 148 members (as at election held 3/10/98).
Usually accepted as the more important of the two houses of parliament, it is democratically elected with the numbers being closely proportional to the population of each state. A government is formed from whichever political party has a majority of members in the house of representatives
One of the two houses of the Washington State Legislature. Sometimes referred to as the "House" or the "lower chamber." Each of the 49 legislative districts is represented by two House members, for a total of 98 members. Members of the House serve two-year terms.
One of the two chambers of the Maine Legislature that are vested with the legislative power of the State. The House is composed of 151 representatives elected for two-year terms.
the name of the lower House of the Australian Federal Parliament.
House of Representatives is a name used for legislative bodies in many countries. Often, the House of Representatives is the lower house of a bicameral legislature, with the corresponding upper house often called a "senate". In other countries , the House of Representatives is the sole chamber of a unicameral legislature.
The House of Representatives is the lower chamber of Fiji's Parliament. It is the more powerful of the two chambers; it alone has the power to initiate legislation (the Senate, by contrast, can amend or veto most legislation, but cannot initiate it). The House of Representatives also has much greater jurisdiction over financial bills; the Senate cannot amend them, although it may veto them.