US Senate

The US Senate is a problem, since it does not represent the people equally. After the 2020 election if the GOP still place party before country, we will be forced to seek a remedy. It will require a constitutional amendment and this is my suggestion.

Assign one Senator, not two, to each state while capping the Senate at 100 members. The remaining 50 Senators would be assigned to the states by population as determined by the census as is done for the House of Representatives. Currently California would receive six Senators, one plus five, Texas five, one plus four, Florida four, one plus three, and New York three, one plus two. All Senators would continue to serve six-year terms and be elected by their respective states at large, not from districts within the state. California would elect or re-elect two Senators every two years. This proposed change would not eliminate the disparity between small states and large, but it would greatly diminish it.

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  1. Interesting. But I live in Vermont a tiny state that currently has two reliable Senators which under your plan would be reduced to only 1.

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