New York State reapportionment/redistricting a management study

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Published by New York State Legislative Advisory Task Force on Reapportionment in [New York, N.Y .

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Other titlesReapportionment/redistricting, a management study.
Statementprepared for the Legislative Advisory Task Force on Reapportionment ; by David Berman ... [et al.].
ContributionsBerman, David, 1958-, New York (State). Legislature. Legislative Advisory Task Force on Reapportionment
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Pagination71 leaves in various foliations
Number of Pages71
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Open LibraryOL22227507M

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News about Redistricting and Reapportionment, including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times. Redistricting is the process of redrawing state legislative and congressional district boundaries every 10 years following the decennial U.S.

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