You’ll be close enough. More Americans than ever cannot identify “their” elected officials. In times gone by, this might have been a point of shame. Now, I’d say it’s just as well if nothing else.
According to a StudyFinds survey of 346 adults from across the nation, only about two in five (42%) say they know the name of at least one local member of Congress. And while most Americans (71%) can thankfully name the governor of their state, just 45% would actually recognize him or her if they saw their governor in person.
On the other hand, as Greenday said, you “gotta know the enemy.” Rah eh?