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Nothing will happen. Wait for the 2030 census and January 3rd 2033. Representatives are only recalculated after each census. The last census and recalculation was 2020. So no ordinary recalculation will happen till 2030. It's unclear if there could be an extra census, which then might lead to redistricting - the only rules (in the constitution) I can find ...


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We have a recent real-life example of this sort of scenario. Hurricane Katrina caused massive depopulation of Louisiana's 2nd Congressional District. At the time, this district was mostly the City of New Orleans, as well as a small portion of Jefferson Parish. (The City of New Orleans is a consolidated city-parish, and so is referred to as Orleans Parish ...


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How does one determine who gets "fired"? By holding an election. Redistricting always affects the next congress, not the current one, and the entire house of representatives is up for reelection every two years. After a reduction in representation, at least two incumbents will be in the same district. If they both seek to be reelected, they will ...


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W.r.t. the House of Representatives, the matter is disposed of in 2 USC Ch 12, on contested elections. §283 allows the contestant to serve notice of contest on the putative winner, and he must "within thirty days after the result of such election shall have been declared by the officer or Board of Canvassers authorized by law to declare such result, ...


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