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# What determines the total number of representatives in the House of Representatives?

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Each state is represented in the House proportionally to its population, and is entitled to at least one Representative. The total number of Representatives is currently fixed at 435 by the Reapportionment Act of 1929, though Congress has the authority to change that number. Each Representative serves for a two-year term and may be re-elected an unlimited number of times.

In the end Congress determines the number of representatives in the House.

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## Related Questions

The population of the state determines the number of Representatives.

There 435 representative in the House of Representatives. A state's population determines its number of representatives. California has the largest population of the states and 53 represntative.

Population determines the amount of representatives for a state in the House of Representatives

The number of Representatives is based on the amount of people living in a state. The minimum number of Representatives in 3. Some states have 3 votes, but do not have 3 Representatives worth of residents though.

A state's population determines the number of members in the House of Representatives.

The number of house members in the house of representatives is 435.

The House of Representatives consists of a number of representatives that, for each district, can have a varying number. The whole House currently has a set member number of 435, but the census determines the size each state holds in that representation.

Colorado has 7 representatives in the United States House of Representatives

The number of representative in the U.S. House of Representatives is fixed at 435.

The number of representative in the U.S. House of Representatives is fixed at 435.

The number of representative in the U.S. House of Representatives is fixed at 435.

I am assuming you are referring to the number of Representatives in the House of Representatives. The answer is 3, the minimum number.

A state's population determines how many House members the state has. A higher population means more representatives in the House.

Based on the results of the 2010 census, Utah has 4 Representatives in the U.S. House of Representatives. The Utah State Legislature is comprised of the Senate and the House of Representatives. The House is composed of 75 elected representatives.

Upon what is the number of members of the house of representatives based?

Each state has an equal number of electors for the number of representatives in the House.

The number of house of representatives in a state depends on the population.

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