We use democracy as a method of selecting representatives.
Military commission, took his seat in the House of Representatives, in December 1863.
The second party was directly opposed to the first; one extreme, as always happens, was met by representatives of the other.
Soon the place is swarmed with siren screaming representatives of the law enforcement community, and I hear a gunshot!
In 1876 Garfield for the eighth time was chosen to represent his district; and afterwards as one of the two representatives of the Republicans in the House, he was a member of the Electoral Commission which decided the dispute regarding the presidential election of 1876.