Restoring representative government will require thousands of Representatives
There is only one way to overcome the cumulative damage of nearly two centuries of representational deprivation: Add thousands of Representatives—just as the founders intended.
The New York Times: America Needs a Bigger House of Representatives
The New York Times Editorial Board and our nation’s founders agree: Too small of a House poses a big danger to our republic
The Wyoming and Cube-Root Rules are ineffectual proposals
The Cube-Root and Wyoming rules are commonly suggested as viable formulas for determining the size of our House of Representatives. However, neither proposal would enlarge the House sufficiently to produce any noticeable benefits.
The Founders’ Rule: How large our House should be
Having a House of Representatives that is far too small poses a big danger to our republic, but what size would best restore representative government to the American people? The founders provided us with the answer.
The Wyoming Rule is conceptually flawed
The Wyoming Rule would be ineffective relative to mitigating inequitable electoral disparities and is poorly reasoned in its conception.
The Cube Root Model: It’s not the law, it’s a suggestion!
The cube root “law” is frequently cited in articles and papers about determining the optimal size of legislative bodies. That’s surprising, as not only does it fail to materially ameliorate any of the problems it is supposed to address, but its underlying reasoning is profoundly flawed.
The Electoral College Is Not Working the Way the Founders Planned
The founders expected the Electoral College to grow with the nation’s total population, along with the House of Representatives. However, because its size has been frozen in time for so long, its inequities have been increasingly exacerbated.
Massive Electoral Districts Corrupt the Senate
Given that the senatorial districts are much larger than the congressional districts, Special Interest corruption of our Senators is an even greater danger to our republic. There is only way to eliminate that problem.
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