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Ethnic origin of Members of Congress

Ethnic origin of Members of Congress

Ethnic origin of Members of Congress

The 115th Congress is the most diverse in history, with a record presence of members of African American, Hispanic/Latino and Asian origin. However, the percentage of non-white members (around 19 %) is below the 38 % share of the US population. The House is significantly more diverse than the Senate.


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