Entry from US English dictionary
noun (plural congresspeople or congresspersons)
A member of a legislative congress, especially the US House of Representatives.
- It provides local activists with a tool to lobby city councils to urge their congresspersons to co-sponsor the legislation.
- Your congressperson is supposed to ‘represent’ you in congress, not the president or your senators.
- Such an effort could help amplify the efforts of thousands of interested individuals, cohere actions like ‘writing to your congressperson or Senator’ through standard forms and applications, etc.
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