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originally posted by: Teikiatsu
Fun fact 1: Congressional Districts are determined by State legislature after each Census. Don't like the so-called gerrymandering? Vote in new state legislators. Turning to the federal government to fix a not-so-serious problem will only make the problem worse.
Fun fact 2: Senator 'districts' are not gerrymandered.
Although Americans overwhelmingly disapprove of the job Congress in general is doing, voters re-elect most members of Congress in every election. This phenomenon is partly explained by the finding that Americans have significantly more positive views of their own representative than they do of Congress overall.
About half (46%) of Americans say they approve of the job the representative from their own congressional district is doing