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The secretary will receive state population totals and apportionment results at the same time, a Census Bureau spokesperson said.Census Bureau aims to deliver state population totals by April 30|Brittany Mayes|January 27, 2021|Washington Post
The administration has pushed the Census Bureau to produce state population totals in time for the president to try to exclude undocumented immigrants from apportionment before he leaves office.House panel, seeking census documents, subpoenas Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross|Tara Bahrampour|December 10, 2020|Washington Post
In addition to apportionment, decennial census data is used to determine federal funding and state redistricting for a decade.Lawmaker assails Commerce Dept. over failure to respond to questions about 2020 Census anomalies|Tara Bahrampour|December 3, 2020|Washington Post
In addition to apportionment, decennial census data is used to determine a decade’s worth of federal funding and state redistricting.Anomalies plague more than 1 million census records, lawmaker says|Tara Bahrampour|December 3, 2020|Washington Post
Koh’s preliminary injunction suspended that end-of-the-year deadline, giving Census Bureau statisticians time to crunch the numbers for apportionment from the start of November until the end of next April, for the time being.Census must continue for another month, judge says|Verne Kopytoff|September 25, 2020|Fortune
We are half-jokingly invited to envision apportionment by race or by income.
Had such an apportionment been in place in 2000, Al Gore would have won the electoral college vote and become president.
The same superiority was accorded to Newport in the apportionment of state officers, five of whom were required to live there.A short history of Rhode Island|George Washington Greene
The apportionment of blame, or prolonged discussion of the matter, is out of place in a biography of Nelson.The Life of Nelson, Vol. I (of 2)|A. T. (Alfred Thayer) Mahan
Evidence was given that the other conspirators had agreed upon the apportionment among themselves of the high offices of State.Sir Walter Ralegh|William Stebbing
Every difficult question in the apportionment of these separate accounts should be talked over thoroughly.The American Country Girl|Martha Foote Crow
It conveys a valuable lesson as to the apportionment of praise and blame.
British Dictionary definitions for apportionment
Cultural definitions for apportionment
The allocation of seats in a legislature or of taxes according to a plan. In the United States Congress, for example, the apportionment of seats in the House of Representatives is based on the relative population of each state, whereas the apportionment in the Senate is based on equal representation for every state. (See also gerrymander.)