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2020 Census: Apportionment of the U.S. House of Representatives

Apportionment <ap of the U.S. from Census Bureau

Apportionment is the process of dividing the 435 memberships, or seats, in the House of Representatives among the 50 states based on the population figures collected during the decennial census. The apportionment population consists of the resident population of the 50 states, plus the overseas military and federal civilian employees and their dependents living with them who could be allocated to a state. The population of the District of Columbia is not included in the apportionment population.

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