The town of Lynnfield is represented by elected officials at the state and federal level.
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 is chosen. A senator's term of office is six years and approximately one-third of the total membership of the Senate is elected every two years.
House of Representatives
As per the Constitution, the U.S. House of Representatives makes and passes federal laws. The House is one of Congress’s two chambers (the other is the U.S. Senate), and part of the federal government’s legislative branch. The number of voting representatives in the House is fixed by law at no more than 435, proportionally representing the population of the 50 states.
The Massachusetts Legislature is comprised of 200 members elected by the people of the Commonwealth.
The Senate is comprised of 40 members, with each representing a district of approximately 159,000 people.
The House of Representatives is comprised of 160 members, with each legislator representing districts consisting of approximately 40,000 people.