Census Data Drives Apportionment of Congressional Seats

The apportionment of seats in Congress is the Constitutional rationale for the decennial census of the “whole number of persons in each State.” A new fact sheet from the Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality and Asian Americans Advancing Justice – AAJC shows when and how the apportionment results will be released (including the current proposed revised schedule) and who is included in the count.

Read “AN OVERVIEW OF HOW CENSUS DATA ARE USED TO APPORTION THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.”

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