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District / Congressional District / District Work Period / State Work Period (CongressionalGlossary.com)

District / Congressional District / District Work Period / State Work Period (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms District / Congressional District / District Work Period / State Work Period   Fox News: “Stimulus” Money Goes to Congressional Districts That Don’t Exist   Each member of the House represents a district. Members of the House represent districts that, after the 2010 census, include […]

Electoral College (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Electoral College (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Electoral College The Constitution provided for electors in choosing the president and vice president; the states’ electors by long practice are collectively called the electoral college. The Constitution in Article II, Section 1, Clause 2, states in part: Each State shall appoint, in such Manner […]

Mid-Term Elections / Casualty List (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Mid-Term Elections / Casualty List (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Mid-Term Elections / Casualty List Mid-term elections / Midterm Elections are the national elections held in November of the even-numbered years between presidential elections. Mid-term election years include 2010, 2014, 2018, 2022, 2026, etc. Presidential elections are held very 4 years, including 2012, 2016, 2020, […]

Apportionment (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Apportionment (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Apportionment photo credit: Joshua Rappeneker Budget Process: The action by which the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) distributes amounts available for obligation, including budgetary reserves established pursuant to law, in an appropriation or fund account. An apportionment divides amounts available for obligation by specific […]

Reapportionment / Redistricting / Gerrymander (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Reapportionment / Redistricting / Gerrymander (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Reapportionment / Redistricting / Gerrymander photo credit: faul Budget Process: A revision of a previous apportionment of budgetary resources for an appropriation or fund account. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) reapportions just as it apportions. Agencies usually submit requests for reapportionment to OMB […]

A Note About Usage: “Congress” (CongressionalGlossary.com)

A Note About Usage: “Congress” (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms The United States Congress consists of two separate legislative bodies: the House of Representatives and the Senate. Jointly these two separate legislative bodies are referred to as “Congress”. Congress meets in the United States Capitol building. Congress, n. A body of men who meet to […]

Reapportionment and Redistricting (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Reapportionment and Redistricting (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Reapportionment and Redistricting Every ten years, following the decennial census, seats in the House are reapportioned among the states based on each state’s population relative to the other states. Also see Apportionment (CongressionalGlossary.com) and Reapportionment / Redistricting (CongressionalGlossary.com)   Reapportionment and Redistricting 3/23/2012   Under […]

The Constitution of the United States: Amendment 14 (Fourteenth Amendment – Citizenship Rights, Privileges or Immunities, Due Process, Equal Protection, Apportionment of Representatives, Civil War Disqualification and Debt )

The Constitution of the United States: Amendment 14 (Fourteenth Amendment – Citizenship Rights, Privileges or Immunities, Due Process, Equal Protection, Apportionment of Representatives, Civil War Disqualification and Debt )

The Constitution of the United States: Amendment 14 (14th Amendment) Amendment XIV. (Citizenship Rights, Privileges or Immunities, Due Process, Equal Protection, Apportionment of Representatives, Civil War Disqualification and Debt) Passed by Congress June 13, 1866. Ratified July 9, 1868. Note: Article I, section 2, of the Constitution was modified by section 2 of the 14th […]

The Constitution of the United States, Article. I. Section. 4. Elections, Meetings

The Constitution of the United States, Article. I. Section. 4. Elections, Meetings

The United States Constitution Article. I. (The Legislative Branch) Section. 4. (Elections, Meetings) Note: Article I, section 4, was modified by section 2 of the 20th amendment. The Times, Places and Manner of holding Elections for Senators and Representatives, shall be prescribed in each State by the Legislature thereof; but the Congress may at any […]