Its current U.S. senators are Democrats Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris. Harris became the Vice President-elect of the United States (the second California senator to be elected to the office after Richard Nixon) on November 7, 2020, after she and Joe Biden were projected to win the White House.
|California State Senate|
|President of the Senate||Eleni Kounalakis (D) since January 7, 2019|
|President pro tempore||Toni Atkins (D) since March 21, 2018|
|Majority Leader||Robert Hertzberg (D) since January 7, 2019|
|Minority Leader||Shannon Grove (R) since March 1, 2019|
There is a total of 40 Senators.
Current members. As of 3 January 2021, California is represented by the following elected officials: California 1: Doug LaMalfa (R), since 2013. California 2: Jared Huffman (D), since 2013.
The Constitution prescribes that the Senate be composed of two senators from each State (therefore, the Senate currently has 100 Members) and that a senator must be at least thirty years of age, have been a citizen of the United States for nine years, and, when elected, be a resident of the State from which he or she
|California State Assembly|
|Length of term||2 years|
|Authority||Article 4, California Constitution|
|Salary||$114,877/year + per diem|
Each state sends two Senators to represent their state in the U.S. Senate. However, in the House of Representatives, a state’s representation is based on its population. For example, smaller states like Vermont and Delaware have one representative while large states like California have 53 representatives.
The California State Assembly has 80 Members elected to two-year terms. Under the provisions of term limits, each Member elected on or after the passage of Proposition 28, in 2012, may serve a lifetime maximum of 12 years in the State Legislature.
Members of Congress pay income taxes just like every other American. The U.S. tax code states that everyone who receives revenue must pay an income tax , including Representatives and Senators . That covers income derived from private business, government salaries , military pay , and even unemployment checks.
Ted Cruz (Republican Party) John Cornyn (Republican Party)
There are 40 Senate Districts and 80 Assembly Districts representing the people of the State of California.
California’s Congressional districts since 2013. California is the most populous U.S. state and as a result has the most representation in the United States House of Representatives, with 53 Representatives. Each Representative represents one congressional district.
Texas has 150 state representative districts. Each district has an ideal 2010 census population of 167,637.