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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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Under 2 U.S. Code § 2a, (a) On the first day, or within one week thereafter, of the first regular session of the Eighty-second Congress and of each fifth Congress thereafter, the President shall transmit to the Congress a statement showing the whole number of persons in each State, excluding Indians not taxed, as ascertained under the seventeenth and each ...


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Here is a little bit on different methods, and Wikipedia says that this is the Huntington-Hill method being the currently employed one. Here is the statute, 2 USC 2a, which requires using "the method known as the method of equal proportions", which is not statutorily defined. Here is the original act of Congress. This document from the Census ...


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