Texas's At-large Congressional Seat
Texas has had at-large congressional seats at various times in its history. It was often the case when the state received new congressional seats as a result of reapportionment that instead of immediately redistricting the state's congressional districts, a new at-large seat would be elected by all the voters of the state.
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Famous quotes containing the words seat and/or texas:
“Off Highway 106
At Cherrylog Road I entered
The 34 Ford without wheels,
Smothered in kudzu,
With a seat pulled out to run
Corn whiskey down from the hills,”
—James Dickey (b. 1923)
“Fifty million Frenchmen cant be wrong.”
—Anonymous. Popular saying.
Dating from World War Iwhen it was used by U.S. soldiersor before, the saying was associated with nightclub hostess Texas Quinan in the 1920s. It was the title of a song recorded by Sophie Tucker in 1927, and of a Cole Porter musical in 1929.