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Congressional District


A geographic area represented by one House member. The nationwide total, 435, was set by law in 1929. The districts are reapportioned once a decade. To comply with the Constitution's "one person, one vote" principal, during redistricting all districts in a state must be drawn to have nearly identical populations.

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