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USA, Then and Now – Map 3 of 4

U.S. Census Bureau, Geography Division.  Congressional Districts of the 110th Congress of the United States, January 2007-2009  (Washington, DC, 2007).
U.S. Census Bureau, Geography Division. Congressional Districts of the 110th Congress of the United States, January 2007-2009 (Washington, DC, 2007).
Citizens of each state in the union are represented in Washington by two senators and proportionately in the House of Representatives according to population. Consequently, the Federal government conducts a census every ten years to determine the number of representatives allotted to each state. This map delineates the boundaries of the Congressional Districts that have been in effect since the 2000 census. Based on the 2010 census, the boundaries are again being redrawn in 17 states (including Massachusetts and Texas) and will be finalized for the Fall 2012 elections.

 

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