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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Congressional_district

The Census Bureau within the United States Department of Commerce conducts a decennial census whose figures are used to determine the number of Representatives that each state sends to Congress, and therefore the number of congressional districts within each state. The borders of those districts are set by the ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_United_States_congressional_districts

Congressional districts for the United States House of Representatives are electoral divisions for the purpose of electing members of the House of Representatives. The number of voting seats in the House of Representatives is currently set at 435, with each one representing approximately 711,000 people. That number has ...

www.census.gov/geo/maps-data/data/aboutcd.html

Mar 10, 2017 ... Congressional districts for the 113th through 115th sessions were established by the states based on the result of the 2010 Census. Boundaries are effective until January of odd number years (for example, January 2015, January 2017, etc.), unless a state initiative or court ordered redistricting requires a ...

www.census.gov/prod/cen2010/briefs/c2010br-08.pdf

in their home states. The population of the District of Columbia is excluded from the apportionment population because it does not have any voting seats in the ... 308,745,538. The average size of a congressional district will rise. The number of representatives or seats in the U.S. House of Representatives has remained ...

www.thegreenpapers.com/Census10/FedRep.phtml

May 20, 2017 ... Each state receives one Elector for each Senator and one Elector for each Representative it sends to Congress. The District of Columbia has 3 Electors, 0 Senators, and 0 Representatives. "Each state shall appoint, in such Manner as the Legislature thereof may direct, a Number of Electors, equal to the ...

www.govtrack.us/congress/members

The states are also divided into 435 congressional districts with a population of about 710,000 each. Each district elects a representative to the House of Representatives for a 2-year term. As in the Senate, the day-to-day activities of the House are controlled by the “majority party.“ Here is a count of representatives by party: ...

redistricting.lls.edu/where.php

The standard for congressional districts is quite strict, with equal population required "as nearly as is practicable." In practice, this means that states must make a good-faith effort to draw districts with exactly the same number of people in each district within the state. Any district with more or fewer people than the average ...

demography.cpc.unc.edu/2016/02/29/u-s-congressional-district-population-estimates-and-deviation-from-ideal-population-size-2014

Feb 29, 2016 ... As a consequence of these uneven population changes, many congressional districts were already over or under ideal district size in 2014, in spite of the best efforts of individuals involved in state redistricting to ensure equal population during the 2011 redistricting process. If the experience of other states ...

www.thirty-thousand.org

Jun 12, 2008 ... As shown above, in 1804 each Representative represented approximately 40 thousand people. Today, the average population of congressional districts is nearly 700 thousand and growing. In order to restore the House to the citizenry, our total number of federal Representatives will have to be increased ...