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see legislative apportionmentlegislative apportionment,
subdivision of a political body (e.g., a state or province) for the purpose of electing legislative representatives. In the United States, the Constitution requires that Congressional representatives be elected on the basis of population.
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He suggested the legislation would allow a person elected to represent a ward but, if redistricted out of the ward, to still represent the old ward until the conclusion of a two-year term.
Figueroa offered his own version of a redistricted map.
In his veto message, he declared, "The State of Minnesota must be redistricted, but that redistricting should be based upon a fair division of population....