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the apportionment of the estate will happen this Friday
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Census tallies are used to determine representation and distribution of resources, including the number of seats in the US House, number of electoral college votes, and apportionment of hundreds of billions of federal dollars.
At issue are federal dollars divvied up by population data and the once-a-decade apportionment of seats in the U.S. House of Representatives based on population.
Note: state populations used to determine apportionment include overseas federal employees and their families assigned to their home states.
By ensuring that each representative is subject to requests and suggestions from the same number of constituents, total population apportionment promotes equitable and effective representation.
After the last census, the apportionment data was released on December 21, causing 10 states to lose seats in Congress and eight to again them.
That makes the apportionment of liability even more contentious, with defendants blaming one another.
The apportionment of representatives to Congress depends on census data.
Having the high court decide the equitable apportionment of natural resources, Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. once said, was the alternative to the states taking up arms against each other.
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