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reapportion

verb allot again, apportion anew, deal out anew, dispense, distribute again, distribute anew, dole out, parcel, portion out, ration, reallocate, reallot, reappoint, rearrange, reassign, reclassify, redisperse, redistribute, redistrict, redivide, remeasure, repartition, split again
Associated concepts: reapportion a legislature
See also: redistribute
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The ability to amass and analyze data and combine different data sources increases the likelihood that legislative districts can be reapportioned in a way that will enhance the party in power.
In retaining jurisdiction while deferring a hearing on the issuance of a final injunction in order to give the provisionally reapportioned legislature an opportunity to act effectively, the court below proceeded in a proper fashion.
After the 2000 Census, congressional districts were reapportioned (redistributed) according to the latest population figures.
John Dingell, a 48-year veteran, had the race of his career holding a reapportioned district by defeating fellow Democratic Rep.
It is a product of revolutionary reform, adopted in 1967 by a newly reapportioned Legislature elected under a reapportionment plan imposed by order of the federal court.
An administrative law judge upheld the convenience test and reapportioned 100% of the income to New York.
Accordingly, the court applied a more realistic 20-year life expectancy and reapportioned damages consistent with that more realistic life expectancy.
Electric utilities' sales of generating plants to nonutilities during 2000 reapportioned total capability between the two groups (see table).
Republican commentators have been crowing about population increases in states that have voted Republican--growth they think will ensure a Republican tilt in the reapportioned electoral college.
This change had to be reapportioned to the different states.
Congressional seats are also reapportioned and legislative districts are drawn based on decennial census data.