Definition of Reapportionment

1. Noun. A new apportionment (especially a new apportionment of congressional seats in the United States on the basis of census results).




Definition of Reapportionment

1. n. A second or a new apportionment.

Definition of Reapportionment

1. Noun. The act of reapportioning; a second or subsequent apportionment. ¹

2. Noun. (US politics) Reassignment of representation in a legislature, especially of U.S. House of Representative seats, in accord with changes in the census population determination. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Reapportionment

1. apportionment [n -S] - See also: apportionment

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Literary usage of Reapportionment

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1. The Territorial Basis of Government Under the State Constitutions, Local by Alfred Zantzinger Reed (1911)
"PERIODIC reapportionment The Connecticut Legislature is authorized to make its reapportionment at intervals of ten years, on the basis of population, ..."

2. The History of the United States of America by Richard Hildreth (1851)
"CHATTER of the House was the reapportionment of representation, in accordance with the new census recently completed. 1802. ..."

3. The History of the United States of America by Richard Hildreth (1879)
"One of the first subjects which engaged the attention of the House was a reapportionment of representation, Jan. 14. in accordance with the new census ..."

4. Old Time Notes of Pennsylvania: A Connected and Chronological Record of the by Alexander Kelly McClure (1905)
"... A Legislature Divided Against Itself—Futile Efforts at reapportionment of the State — Except as to the Judiciary — An Extra Session of the Legislature ..."

5. Story of the Session of the California Legislature of 1911 by Franklin Hichborn (1911)
"reapportionment. Shifting of Population to Large Cities, for the First Time in the State's History Presented Problems in Re- ..."

6. Revised Record of the Constitutional Convention of the State of New York by William H. Steele, Charles Elliott Fitch (1900)
"We would willingly have consented to any just principle of apportionment for the future, or to any honest reapportionment, if you had demanded that it ..."

7. State of New York: Messages from the Governors by New York (State). Governor (1909)
"I recommend for your consideration the subject of a reapportionment of members of Assembly among the several counties of the State and an alteration of ..."

8. A History of the California Initiative Process (1912-1998) by Bill Jones (2000)
"23 reapportionment-Legislative Districts — (1981) reapportionment by Districting Rejected by voters, Nov 1960 Rejected by voters, Nov 1962 — Failed to ..."

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