People aren't as stupid as the politicians think. More and more of us are laughing off our 'civic duty' to vote, rejecting the role of compulsory constituent.
— Bob Black

Senators will do what they think they need to do to represent their constituents.
John Cornyn constituent quote

Senator Martinez is not driven by polls; he is driven by the needs of the state of Florida and its 17 million constituents.
— Mel Martinez

I see myself as a person who wants to serve the constituents within my district and find a way to move those who are not in our position philosophically to our position.
— Tim Scott

If I started worrying about how my constituents are going to react to every move I make, I wouldn't be able to do my job here. I'll do what I think is right and explain it later.
— constituent quotation by Ed Harris