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Congressional representation & constituents : the case for increasing the U.S. House of Representatives

Author: Brian Frederick
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2010.
Series: Controversies in electoral democracy and representation.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The US House of Representatives has been frozen at 435 members for almost a century, and in that time the nation's population has grown by more than 200 per cent. This book examines the influence of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Frederick
ISBN: 9780415873451 0415873452 9780415873468 0415873460 9780203864616 0203864611
OCLC Number: 402541345
Description: xii, 169 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Why study the size of the House? --
Debating the size of the House --
The growth of House district populations and electoral competition --
Constituents : how many is too many? --
House constituency size and voting patterns --
Public opinion on the size of the House --
The size of the House : does it really matter?
Series Title: Controversies in electoral democracy and representation.
Other Titles: Congressional representation and constituents
Responsibility: Brian Frederick.

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