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Alaska, Kansas, Colorado, Illinois, Mississippi, New Jersey, Oregon, and Virginia all allow for some exclusion of either military personnel or prisoners in local or state legislative apportionment.
As a result of the three-fifths compromise brokered during the Constitutional Convention, slave states won the right to count three-fifths of their slave populations for purposes of legislative apportionment.
Sanders, (32) there have been hundreds of cases which have clarified the judicially imposed legislative apportionment mantra--one person, one vote.
Another major issue that will echo the 1977-78 revision commission will be legislative apportionment and whether an independent commission should handle this task.
Thomas, Urban and Rural Representation and State Legislative Apportionment, 17 W.

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