Every 10 years we have a census. The total population of the country is divided into 50 states. The total population is divided by 435 - the number of representatives mandated by law - and then allocated to the population of each state. Currenly each state gets 1 representative for about every 709,000 people. The one exception to this rule is that each state is allowed at least one representative regardless of how small their population might be.
Representatives are decided by state's population, so the number of representatives differs from state to state.
It is decided by the US Constitution, which states that each state has a number of electors equal to the total number of Representatives and Senators to which it is entitled to have.
435 Representatives are divided using the latest US census of population.
Number of RepresentativesThe number of Representatives from each state is calculated based upon the state's population.
Representatives in the House of Representatives are voted for directly by the people with terms of 2 years. The number of representatives from each state is decided from the districts set by the results of the census.
The number of representatives that a state has is base on the population of the state. Each state has at least one representative. The number of representatives can change for each state as the population of the state changes but the number of representatives in the House is fixed at 435.
Each state gets a vote from their Representative in the House. Each state has a different number of Representatives. It's calculated by the population of the state. WRONG! The correct answer is one vote
Each state in the USA has two senators in the U.S. Senate. The number of representatives from each state in the U.S. House of Representatives is based on the population of each state.
The number is decided based on population. More information here: http://www.house.gov
Each state has 2 senators, therefore each senator still represents the entire population of the state he was seated from. Representatives, on the other hand, are decided based on the population of each state. The number of representatives is set at 435, so the actual number of people they represent varies from state to state.
the population determines the number of representatives assigned in congress to each state.
Electoral votes are decided by taking the number of Representatives each state sends to Congress, and adding two (for the two Senators each state recieves). The party with the highest popular vote in each state is allowed to send this number of electors to the Electoral College to vote for their party's candidate.
The population based on the US Census.
Senators are independent of representatives. The number of representatives per state depends on the population of that state. However, there are always two senators for each state no matter what the population size. the number of senators and representatives do not depend on each other.
The number of electoral votes are decided by the number of Senators and Representatives in each state. There are two Senators in every state, but the representatives are based on population, so it varies. For example, California has 55 electoral votes, so there must be 53 Representatives and 2 Senators.
The number of representatives in the U.S. House of Representatives from each state is based on the population in each state. The number of representative in the U.S. House of Representatives is fixed at 435. Every 10 years the U.S. Census Bureau takes a census of the population in each state. The 435 representatives in the U.S. House of Representatives is then reapportioned among the 50 states based on the population in each state.
The number of electors is the number of representatives plus the number of senators. Each state has 2 senators. The number of representatives is determined based on the census.
the population of the state
Each state has 2 Senators, this number is in the Constitution
The number of representatives are based on the population.
The number of representatives from each state is not set on a fix count. The total number of representatives should only be 435. With this, census will be conducted to check the total number of population for them to decide the number of representative needed.
The House of Representatives' number depends on the population of each state. The more populous the state is, the more representatives to the House of Representatives they have. The Senate is comprised of two senators from each state regardless of the state's population.
There are 435 Representatives in the United States House of Representatives. This number was fixed by law by the Apportionment Act of 1911. Before that time, new representatives were added whenever a new State was admitted to the Union. The number of representatives for each state is required by the Constitution to be proportional to the number of residents of each State. The decennial Census is used to determine how many people live in each State, and to then re-apportion the number of Representatives for each State.
the minimum in the us house of representatives is 1 from each state