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California Congressional Districts Average 702,000 Rhode Island Congressional Districts Average 526,000
If California and Rhode Island were equally represented California would have 70 Representatives instead of just 53
When compared with Rhode Island, California has 9,375,965 people that are not being counted.
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Rhode Island has two Congressional Districts with an average of526,000 constituents in each.
Montana has one Congressional District with a total of 989,000constituents.
If every state was equally represented with one representative for every 526,000 there would be over 700 Congressional Districts instead of just 435.
the 1860 Census counted a total of 3,953,760 slaves. but only60% or 2,372,256 were counted and 40% or 1,581,504 were not counted for the purpose of apportionment in the House of Representatives.
Montana in the 2010 Census had a population of 989,000,, but only 53% or 526,000 were counted and 47% or 463,000 were not counted for the purpose of apportionment in the House of Representatives.
The slaves of the 19th Century were better represented and the residents of Montana in the 21st Century.
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