….these representatives are doing exactly what they should be doing: representing the interests of the people of their districts.
According to their data, Tom Suozzi’s district, NY-3, has a median household income of $120K. Gottheimer’s district, NJ-5, has a median household income of $110K.
Of the top 50 congressional districts by median household income, they are represented by 42 Democrats and 8 Republicans.
The top 17 districts are all represented by Democrats. You have to get to #18 to get to your first Republican.
Nancy Pelosi’s district is at #4. That must burn her britches. Do better, San Franciscans!
Suozzi’s district is at #5.
Gottheimer’s district is at #16.
Author(s): Mary Pat Campbell
Publication Date: 10 August 2021
Publication Site: STUMP at substack