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Diaries published: 5 (56 days since last diary on Mon Mar 09, 2015 at 04:29 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 361 (3 days since last comment on Fri May 01, 2015 at 11:38 AM PDT)

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Most Recommended Diary: The Amazing Unshrinking Congressional Delegation: Iowa, 29 comments, 12 recommends

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Englishlefty's Most Recent Diaries:

The next census is still 5 years away, but population changes since the 2010 census already allow us to guess at apportionment changes the next redistricting will bring. Some changes are already ...
by Englishlefty
Comment Count 20 comments on Mon Mar 09, 2015 at 04:29 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
This diary is part of a continuing series. For previous installments, covering Iowa and the Dakotas , follow the links. The basic concept is to imagine how congressional boundaries might look if ...
by Englishlefty
Comment Count 13 comments on Sun Feb 01, 2015 at 04:45 PM PST with 4 Recommends
Several years ago, I wrote a diary looking at what might have happened if America had an apportionment rule like Canada's, which prevents any province from having fewer ridings than it did in 1982. ...
by Englishlefty
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat Jan 24, 2015 at 11:43 AM PST with 5 Recommends
This round of redistricting has seen Iowa lose a congressional district and from 2013 it will be represented by only four congressmembers, which will be the least amount of representation it has had ...
by Englishlefty
Comment Count 29 comments on Sun Nov 27, 2011 at 10:29 AM PST with 12 Recommends
If Republicans aren't able to get a two-thirds majority for their 12-4 redistricting scheme in Ohio, the measure can be annuled by a referendum, after which a court will then draw the new map. The ...
by Englishlefty
Comment Count 15 comments on Sun Nov 06, 2011 at 12:04 PM PST with 7 Recommends

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