Origin of proportional representation
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James Madison supported proportional representation, something that would have benefited his home state of Virginia and something that better reflected the will of those being represented.Defending the democratic nature of Senate decision-making is an uphill fight|Philip Bump|October 28, 2021|Washington Post
As Rodden told me, when you add more and more seats, you converge on proportional representation at some point because the districts just become so small.
With all that said, representation of each of these respective communities has increased in the new Congress.
But the outage has raised the question of what that proportional response would look like, and whether it would be legal.
As this excellent piece in Mother Jones describes, however, Holsey had outrageously poor representation during his trial.How the U.S. Justice System Screws Prisoners with Disabilities|Elizabeth Picciuto|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
During that time days, Livvix went through court hearings without legal representation.The Strange Case of the Christian Zionist Terrorist|Creede Newton|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What do you think prompted the change in comic book representation of LGBTQ characters?Gail Simone’s Bisexual Catman and the ‘Secret Six’|Rich Goldstein|December 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With less intelligent children traces of this tendency to take pictorial representation for reality may appear as late as four.
As observation widens and grows finer, the first bald representation becomes fuller and more life-like.
The child now aims at constructing a particular linear representation, that of a man, a horse, or what not.
He had heard it hinted that allowing the colonies representation in Parliament would be a simple plan for making taxes legal.The Eve of the Revolution|Carl Becker
But sufficient can be discerned for the grasping of the idea, which seems to be a representation of the Nativity.The Portsmouth Road and Its Tributaries|Charles G. Harper
British Dictionary definitions for proportional representation
Cultural definitions for proportional representation
An electoral system in which seats in a legislature are awarded to each party on the basis of its share of the popular vote. The United States does not use a system of proportional representation. Membership in the Senate and the House of Representatives, for example, is based on individual candidates' receiving a majority of votes. Such a system strongly encourages the formation of only two major political parties.