The Impact of Congressional Reapportionment and Redistricting

The Impact of Congressional Reapportionment and Redistricting

by Larry M. Schwab
     
 

This is the only book to date to analyze the impact of congressional redistricting and reapportionment from the early 1960s to the 1980s. Equal-population redistricting, and the 1970 and 1980 reapportionments shifted seats in the House of Representatives to suburbia and the sunbelt. While the new district alignments influenced changes in several aspects of the

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This is the only book to date to analyze the impact of congressional redistricting and reapportionment from the early 1960s to the 1980s. Equal-population redistricting, and the 1970 and 1980 reapportionments shifted seats in the House of Representatives to suburbia and the sunbelt. While the new district alignments influenced changes in several aspects of the House, conservatives, Republicans, and sunbelt Representatives failed to make significant gains in power as had been predicted.

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Bernard Grofman
An informative study of the demographic, partisan, and leadership consequences of redistricting...

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780819166678
Publisher:
UPA
Publication date:
12/07/1987
Pages:
234
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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Bernard Grofman
An informative study of the demographic, partisan, and leadership consequences of redistricting...

Meet the Author

Larry Schwab is Professor of Political Science at John Carroll University in University Heights, Ohio.

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