NPP #4: Children of the Senate

As a part of a daily series called Non-Political Politics (NPP), Yusoof Monawvil posts daily updates on the obscure, quirky, and unconventional aspects of the United States’ key political institutions—in an undoubtedly non-political manner

In light of recent events, today’s map addresses the matter of children in the Senate.

…I speak not of childish or immature acts on the floor of the Senate, but of the actual children of Senators.

Sum of Senators' Children

Some noteworthy points of interest:

  • Arizona’s Senators have a total of twelve children between them: Senator Flake with five children, and Senator McCain with seven children.
  • Utah’s delegation comes second with a total of nine children between Senator Lee and President Pro Tempore Hatch, with three and six children, respectively.
  • Out of South Carolina’s delegation, neither Tim Scott nor Lindsey Graham have any children.

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Yusoof Monawvil is a Sri Lankan-American international student with a knack for history and politics. When not glued to his computer screen, he can often be found wandering through nature and exploring derelict urban sites.

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