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A congressional district is an electoral constituency that elects a single member of a congress. Countries with congressional districts include the United States and the Philippines. A constituency is any cohesive corporate unit or body bound by shared structures, goals or loyalty. ... Look up Congress in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...


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There are 435 congressional districts in the United States House of Representatives, with each one representing approximately 600,000 people. The Census Bureau within the United States Department of Commerce conducts a decennial census whose figures are used to determine the number of congressional districts within each state. Seal of the House of Representatives The United States House of Representatives (or simply the House) is one of the two chambers of the United States Congress, the other being the Senate. ... The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... The United States Department of Commerce is a Cabinet department of the United States government concerned with promoting economic growth. ... An anniversary is a day that commemorates an event that occurred on the same day of the year some time in the past. ...


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Congressional Districts of the United States (370 words)
Each of these representatives is elected by the voters of a congressional district, defined as an area established by law for the election of representatives to the U.S. Congress.
Each congressional district is to be as equal in population to all other congressional districts in the State as practicable, based on the decennial census counts.
The Congressional Districts of the United States - 109th Congress map layer portrays the congressional district boundaries for the 109th Congress (2005-2006).
Printable Maps - Congressional Districts (235 words)
These maps of the individual districts cover half of an 8.5- by 11-inch paper when printed.
Designed for easy reference, they show the Congressional District overlaid on top of State and county boundaries along with interstate and US highways, selected streams and waterbodies, and major cities.
Congressional Districts of the United States - 110th Congress
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