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September 2022

The Wyoming and Cube-Root Rules are ineffectual proposals

By |2022-09-19T17:40:07+00:00Sep 18, 2022|Gerrymandering, One Person One Vote, Size of the House|

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

By |2022-09-22T15:45:00+00:00Sep 09, 2022|One Person One Vote, Size of the House|

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.

August 2022

The NY Times’ proposals for enlarging the House would be ineffectual

By |2022-09-19T13:59:06+00:00Aug 11, 2022|Multimember Congressional Districts, One Person One Vote|

The New York Times identifies some of the problems resulting from the House of Representatives being “far too small”. Unfortunately, their preferred solutions would fail to solve those problems.

July 2022

Game Theory: Miscounting the Census

By |2022-09-10T21:57:19+00:00Jul 25, 2022|One Person One Vote|

Based on data provided by the Census Bureau, the 2020 population census appears to have been heavily biased to advantage one political party over the other. As it turns out, having too small of a House of Representatives creates a powerful incentive for some states to game the census process.

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