Congressional District

A congressional district is an electoral constituency that elects a single member of a congress. Countries with congressional districts include the United States, the Philippines, and Japan. A congressional district is based on population, which, in the United States, is taken using a census every ten years.

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Congressional District - United States
... Main article List of United States congressional districts ... There are 435 congressional districts in the United States House of Representatives, with each one representing approximately 600,000 people ... of Commerce conducts a decennial census whose figures are used to determine the number of congressional districts within each state ...
California's 10th Congressional District Special Election, 2009
... California's 10th congressional district special election, 2009 was held on November 3, 2009, to fill the vacancy caused in California's 10th congressional ...
List Of United States Presidential Electors, 2008 - Utah
... Simpson of Kaysville, UT, elector for Utah's 1st congressional district ... Richard Snelgrove of Salt Lake City, UT, elector for Utah's 2nd congressional district ... Stan Lockhart of Provo, UT, elector for Utah's 3rd congressional district ...
Sharen Neuhardt - District 10
... Mike Turner, who has represented Ohio's 3rd congressional district since 2003, will seek re-election in the new 10th district ... Steve Austria, who is also a Republican and has represented the 7th district since 2009, had also been expected to run, but announced in December 2011 that he would retire rather than seek re-election ... She is an attorney and was the 2008 nominee for congress in Ohio's 7th congressional district, held by Republican Steve Austria ...
Montana's Congressional Districts
... is represented in the US House of Representatives by one at large congressional district ... The district is the largest congressional district by population with nearly 1,000,000 constituents ... It is also the second largest by size, after Alaska's at-large congressional district ...

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