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  • v  allocate, distribute, or apportion anew
    Congressional seats are reapportioned on the basis of census data

  • Inertia, self-interest and red tape have for years blockaded every effort to reapportion the seats in the House of Representatives, as required by the Constitution, in conformity .
  • Democrats and Republicans are already scheming how to carve his conservative district to maximum advantage, or reapportion it out of existence.
  • Because of failure to reapportion Alabama's districts, candidates for all eight of the state's House seats ran at large.
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  • Legislative reapportionment plan passes
    The Maine Legislature has given overwhelming bipartisan passage to a plan to reapportion House and Senate district lines to reflect shifts in the state's population. A unanimous Senate vote for the plan Wednesday sent it to Gov. Paul LePage. Maine law requires legislative district and county commission maps be updated every 10 years based on population changes. The new maps are based on the 2010 ...
    June 6, 2013 - WMTW Portland
  • Reapportionment plan sent to Gov. LePage
    AUGUSTA (AP) — The Maine Legislature has given overwhelming, bipartisan passage to a plan to reapportion House and Senate district lines to reflect shifts in the state’s population. A unanimous Senate vote for the plan Wednesday sent it to Gov. Paul LePage. read more
    June 6, 2013 - The Times Record
  • Maine legislative reapportionment plan passes
    AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The Maine Legislature has given overwhelming, bipartisan passage to a plan to reapportion House and Senate district lines to reflect shifts in the state's population.        
    June 5, 2013 - Boston Globe
Quotes

  • Panfilo Lacson in Manila Bulletin
    In consonance with the constitutional principle of proper democratic representation, this proposed measure seeks to reapportion the Province of Cavite from the present three legislative districts to seven legislative districts,Lacson said.

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