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KYLE A.B. 9 Aug 16
, it's why equal representation never made sense to me. That's 16 senators.
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Ivan Cherevko 9 Aug 16
If you'd do this map by GDP, there would be far more than 8.
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Ivan Cherevko 9 Aug 16
that's why you have House of Reps. 11 reps from NYC - that's even more than 8 small states.
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Zulema 🍓 / Abolish ICE 9 Aug 16
it's not too surprising if you remember NYC has a ton of vertical space: fill every floor of every bldg. 😊
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KYLE A.B. 9 Aug 16
Replying to @ichrvk @nbashaw and 2 others
, 11 out of 435 vs. 16 out of 100, though.
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Nathan Baschez 9 Aug 16
Replying to @ichrvk @aweissman
it's important to remember that originally the US federal gov was a lot like the EU
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John Bennet 9 Aug 16
And each one gets 2 Senate seats.
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Nathan Baschez 9 Aug 16
Replying to @ichrvk @aweissman
each state was considered sovereign, and they often had conflicting interests.
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Tim Stellmach 9 Aug 16
Replying to @nbashaw @digg
I don't think they'd enjoy that very much (or vice versa, for that matter).
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Rachel Bachman 9 Aug 16
Hi West Virginia
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KYLE A.B. 9 Aug 16
, def. but the funny point is that none of the original delegates were from any of the states pictured.
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Nathan Baschez 9 Aug 16
Replying to @ichrvk @aweissman
very true! Also, this:
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Ivan Cherevko 9 Aug 16
Replying to @HH57 @nbashaw and 2 others
I know that there are 7 states with 1 rep each. Not necessarily the ones on the picture.
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Ivan Cherevko 9 Aug 16
Replying to @HH57 @nbashaw and 2 others
I know, I know. Just providing a different perspective.
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Rick Freeman 9 Aug 16
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Horsetronaut (((🐎))) 9 Aug 16
That's how many live there, not how many ARE there.
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Best Tater Available 9 Aug 16
Replying to @nbashaw @joshtpm @digg
West Virginia would never agree to live in Queens
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