Angela Weyant answered 2017-09-14 04:53:56 -0400Q: Please elaborate on your choice and position...
A: Fix the House of Reps. The Apportionment Act holds the number of seats at 435, divided based on census data among the states. This is not how the House was designed to work and has done nothing but silence citizens within states. As populations sift, some states lose seats and others gain. How soon till only a handful (CA, TX, FL) will truly be the only states to matter during Presidential elections? More important, if the House is supposed to provide equal representation to all citizens, how can it accomplish that as the voice of citizens becomes more diluted? The number of citizens a congressperson represents varies greatly between the states and has only been widening since this Act.
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