Some articles on large seats, seats, large:
... after the Civil War and Reconstruction when Texas was awarded 4 seats in 1869 and two more in the 1870 census ... As a result of the expansion from 4 to 6 seats, the two new seats were designated as At-Large and were elected statewide, so that each citizen elected three Members of Congress ... Texas received additional congressional seats as a result of the 1890 Census and 1900 Census but quickly adopted single- member districts ...
... The 4 at large seats are a comparatively recent innovation in British Virgin Islands politics ... their introduction was that there was a risk that constituency seats can become too closely tied to a particular local figure, and that if a certain number of local figures join the same ... Under the proposals any person in the Territory could stand as an at large candidate, and each voter would have four at large votes in addition to their constituency vote ...
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