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Texas's At-large Congressional Seat - History of At-large Seats
... until 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 ... Texas received additional congressional seats as a result of the 1890 Census and 1900 Census but quickly adopted single- member districts ...
Mauritian General Election, 2010
... Social Democrat Party under Xavier Duval, won a majority with 41 seats in the parliament ... coalition under Paul Berenger finished second with 18 seats ... The Mauritian Solidarity Front won one seat and the Rodrigues Movement won the two remaining seats ...
Additional Seats - First Omaha City Council
... The City Council has long taken stances on issues ... In 1859 a local newspaper reported that a, "...bill introduced in Council, for the abolition of slavery in this Territory, was called up yesterday, and its further consideration postponed for two weeks ...

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