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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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Congress has not always complied with its affirmative mandate to reapportion representatives among the states after the census is taken.
One court held that Article I, Section 4 empowered only the state legislature, and rejected a state election board's effort to reapportion the state.
at 540-51 (describing the Alabama legislature's failure to reapportion legislative districts in response to the 1910 Census and each subsequent decennial census, the legislature's inability to adopt a constitutionally acceptable reapportionment plan prior to the 1962 elections, and the need for judicial intervention); Baker, 369 U.
That's the class of legislators that will reapportion Congress.
6) The point is to reapportion textual authority, or to move from a monovocal or product-oriented edition toward a polyvocal or process-oriented one.
No action was taken in 1933 to reapportion legislative seats as required by the constitution.
It ordered states to reapportion their legislatures and revise their voting systems before the elections that same fall that is, with lightning speed, by normal political standards.
In this context the artist is trickster and shaman, and the formal strategies of deconstruction are "anancy-strategies" of transformation and reconstruction that reapportion the value of margins in relation to the Great House as cultural icon.
The data are being used to reapportion the 103rd Congress, distribute some $120 billion in Federal assistance each year, and support countless business decisions.
Like most major upheavals, the transition threatens to reapportion power and leadership, and it forces many smaller players to take sides or risk being trampled.
We are told that we have to redo our price structure, refashion our wages, redeploy our profits, revamp our entrepreneurship, reapportion our resources, with all of these categories being treated as if they referred to marbles which can be pushed around at pleasure.
House Bill 5367, earlier referred to as Bill 2341, will make General Trias as a lone district, reapportion the 6th and 7th Districts and create the 8th District.