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Delegate representation in Congress

Patrick S. Nielson

Delegate representation in Congress

analysis and current standing

by Patrick S. Nielson

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Published by Nova Science Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Voting,
  • United States,
  • Representative government and representation,
  • District of Columbia voting rights,
  • United States. Congress. House,
  • Political rights

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementPatrick S. Nielson and Thomas R. Alleyne, editors
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJK1319 .D45 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 116 p. ;
    Number of Pages116
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25053714M
    ISBN 109781613243794
    LC Control Number2011012605

    Define delegate. delegate synonyms, delegate pronunciation, delegate translation, English dictionary definition of delegate. n. 1. A person authorized to act as representative for another; a deputy or agent. It was assumed by agreement between the Legislatures of the several States, and their delegates in Congress, without authority from or. Delegate definition, a person designated to act for or represent another or others; deputy; representative, as in a political convention. See more.

    Representation Rethought: On Trustees, Delegates, and Gyroscopes in the Study of Political Representation and Democracy Article (PDF Available) in .   Delegates, Trustees & Transparency - by James D'Angelo the current framework for the US Congress is delegate, but the people's interest level reflects that of trustee. Representation in.

    At I helped in the campaign of a family friend. When in High School I was Junior Class Representative and during Senior year I was in the Student Council class. In college, I co-founded and was the President for the Political Science Club and I was a Delegate one year and the next year Head Delegate to the Model United Nations. When gold was discovered there in , Alaska’s population swelled, and its residents pressed for territorial status and congressional representation. Congress responded in by authorizing the election of a nonvoting Alaskan delegate to the House of Representatives. Congress granted Alaska territorial status in and statehood in


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DESCRIPTIVE REPRESENTATION IN CONGRESS. In some cases, representation can seem to have very little to do with the substantive issues representatives in Congress tend to debate. Instead, proper representation for some is rooted in the racial, ethnic, socioeconomic, gender, and sexual identity of the representatives themselves.

He has no right or power to decide on his own volition (Burke, ). As such, this, unlike the trustee model, is a representative democracy. In this model of representation, the people only elect the delegate to represent their constituencies in the parliament.

As we understand, a delegate is a person chosen to act/speak on behalf of the. Delegate Representation in Congress: Analysis and Current Standing (Congressional Policies, Practices and Procedures) [Patrick S. Nielson, Patrick S. Nielson, Thomas R.

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Alleyne. Over decades of improvisation, a system of “statutory representation” emerged that consists of laws crafted by Congress, complemented by evolving procedural rules in the House, giving territories a limited voice in the national legislature through the office of Territorial Delegate and, later, the Office of the Resident Commissioner.

The right to a non-voting delegate to Congress was promised to the Choctaw under the Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek in and to the Cherokee under the Treaty of New Echota in"whenever Congress shall make provision for [a delegate]." Congress has never provided for the appointment of delegates from Indian tribes.

a model of representation in which members of Congress act as either trustee or delegate, based on rational political calculations about who is best served, the constituency or the nation pork-barrel politics federal spending intended to benefit a.

Representation According to the theory of agency representation, the people choose a representative to carry out their wishes in Congress.

If the representative does not do what the constituents want, then the constituents “fire” the member by electing someone else in. Representation can also be considered in other ways. Descriptive representation is the level at which Congress reflects the nation’s constituents in terms of race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, and socioeconomic status.

Collective representation is the extent to which the institutional body of Congress represents the population as a whole. A delegate is a person selected to represent a group of people in some political assembly of the United States.

There are various types of delegates elected to different political bodies. In the United States Congress delegates are elected to represent the interests of a United States territory and its citizens or nationals.

In addition, certain US states are governed by a House of. the small state have given every state 1 vote in congress regardless its is called equal representation Virginia plan the large state n by James Madison,would give states representatives in congress based on population.

Get this from a library. Representation in Congress: a unified theory. [Kim Quaile Hill; Soren Jordan; Patricia Hurley] -- "Representation in Congress provides a theory of dyadic policy representation intended to account for when belief sharing, delegate, responsible party, trustee, and "party elite led" models of.

THENATUREOF REPRESENTATION: THECHEROKEE RIGHT TO A CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATE EZRA ROSSER * I. INTRODUCTION A right to a delegate to the U.S. House of Representatives is provided to the Cherokee nation by the Treaty of New Echota signed in The only tribe with its own unique right to a delegate, the Cherokee right is provided for in.

Representation in Congress: A Unified Theory - Kindle edition by Hill, Kim Quaile, Jordan, Soren, Hurley, Patricia A. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Representation in Congress: A Unified by: 3. Instead, most find themselves attempting to balance the important principles embedded in each.

Political scientists call this the politico model of representation. In it, members of Congress act as either trustee or delegate based on rational political calculations about who is best served, the constituency or the nation.

A delegate function, on the other hand, is one that mandates representation of the constituency. A delegate serves to enact the wishes of those people he/she represents in participation in the development of laws, policies and in leadership. English philosopher John Locke viewed the power of the legislature as the most basic and important.

The legislation sailed through Congress and its success surprised even Faleomavaega, who was a congressional staffer at the time. “You wouldn’t believe, it was difficult for me even, how do you justify having a congressional delegate from this little, dinky territory, at that time with only about 36 to 40 thousand people.

‘First, about 27 districts sent two delegates (double representation) to this congress.’ ‘As a conference delegate representing the region, she has already successfully moved several resolutions.’ ‘He is our delegate, elected to represent our wishes to the best of his ability.’.

The Model Congress Difference. Going into my sixth year on the Model UN circuit, first as a delegate in high school and now as a staff member, I continue to be amazed at the educational value and positive impact it has on thousands of students around the world.

Representative Davis and Delegate Norton talked about voting rights in the District of Columbia, representation in Congress, and potential statehood for the district. system of having two chambers within one legislative body. (Example the house and senate in congress) During the planning of the Constitution there was a dispute among smaller states and larger states concerning legislative representation, therefore the purpose of the structure is to balance out the legislative power.

Many advocate for political reforms intended to resolve apparent disjunctures between politicians’ ideologically polarized policy positions and citizens’ less polarized policy preferences.

We show these apparent disjunctures can arise even when politicians represent their constituencies well and that resolving them would likely degrade by: 8.S.A Bill providing for the election of a Delegate to the House of Representatives from the district of Alaska, December 7, Many miners who streamed to Alaska seeking gold took up residence there.

Once settled, they sought territorial status and representation for Alaska in Congress, so that their needs for roads, regulations, and other federal support could be .The number of voting representatives in the House is fixed by law at no more thanproportionally representing the population of the 50 states.

Currently, there are five delegates representing the District of Columbia, the Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.