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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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One unadjusted set to be used for reapportioning seats among the states, and a second set of adjusted numbers that may be used for redistricting and allocating federal funding.
It is important to understand that almost all the states will be reapportioning their legislatures regardless of what the census does to their congressional representation.
Revising course content and reapportioning credit hours has potential ramifications on accreditation.
The viscous system starts with a 50/50 power split, reapportioning the power front-to-rear as it senses slippage.
Layered on top of these influences, though, the public also may have been reapportioning their savings flows into money balances because the huge run-up in stock prices in recent years has resulted in an uncomfortable portion of their net worth in equity.
The panel may not reach any consensus on other ideas such as allowing local governments to issue deficit-covering bonds to bear the costs for tax cuts and reapportioning revenues from the consumption tax between the central and local governments.
Clearly, reapportioning voters on the basis of voting age population may help alleviate some of the turnout disparities among districts.
Under the state's first and second constitutions the legislature was given the responsibility for reapportioning the legislature after each federal census; there was also to be a state census between the federal censuses, after which there also was to be a reapportionment.
The legislature had failed to liberalize the constitution by extending voting rights, enacting a bill of rights, or reapportioning the legislature.
Reapportioning Andalusia according to "precedent" would be as futile an idea as restoring Sioux rights that are only "ancestral" as far back as 1814.
Massachusetts argued that the formula for reapportioning seats in Congress violated the one person, one vote principle of the U.