Showing posts tagged with: "apportionment"

Census Bureau Releases Population and Apportionment Data . December 21, 2010

Earlier today, the Census Bureau announced the total U.S. population, each state’s population, and the new number of representatives each state will have in the 113th Congress. This map (also at the left) shows which states gained and lost seats based on the data. Here are a few highlights from the release:The resident population of the U.S.... read more

Impending Apportionment . December 17, 2010

It’s not as doom and gloom as it sounds. Apportionment is simply the process by which we determine the number of seats each state has in the House of Representatives. With the Census set to announce state populations and the new apportionment numbers next week, now is the perfect time for a quick refresher. But first, we should thank a few (thousand)... read more