Tuesday, December 21, 2010

While we're talking about population gains in the South, that lead to more congressional seats, let's review how things are in the Senate

According to Census.gov, as of 2010, 2,476,186 people total live in Montana, North Dakota, and South Dakota, and according to Wiki, the estimated population of Brooklyn in 2009 was 2,567,098. New York has two Senatorial seats while Montana, North Dakota, and South Dakota have six. We're not talking about parity and balancing with these numbers, we're talking about undemocratic power.

**on edit: looking up states by population it seems that Delaware, Vermont, and Alaska are in the same boat, as well as Wyoming.: low population, over representation. I have no problem with the idea of less senatorial representation being extended to these states as well.

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