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Texas's At-large Congressional Seat - History of At-large Seats
... 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 (one from their district and two ... Texas received additional congressional seats as a result of the 1890 Census and 1900 Census but quickly adopted single- member districts ... After the 1910 Census, as a result of which, Texas received two additional seats and rather than redraw the districts, they were added as at-large seats ...
Politics Of The British Virgin Islands - Legislative Branch - "At Large" Seats
... The 4 at large seats are a comparatively recent innovation in British Virgin Islands politics ... The rationale behind 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 ... 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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