Legislative Reapportionment Data, 1962 (ICPSR 7246)

Version Date: Feb 16, 1992 View help for published

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Glendon Schubert; Charles Press

https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07246.v1

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The data in this package are "representational unit" population totals for 101 American legislative chambers at the time of the Supreme Court's decision in Baker versus Carr (March 26, 1962). The 101 chambers included both houses of the national Congress and of 49 state legislatures, plus Nebraska's unicameral legislature. "Representational unit" is an estimate of the number of persons represented by an individual legislator.

Schubert, Glendon, and Press, Charles. Legislative Reapportionment Data, 1962. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1992-02-16. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07246.v1

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A machine-readable codebook and a computer program for statistical analysis of the data are included in the data file. The file contains a total of 1,256 data cards.

The sample consists of the entire population.

101 American legislative chambers as of March 26, 1962.

1960 United States Census and other official records

aggregate data

1984-05-04

2018-02-15 The citation of this study may have changed due to the new version control system that has been implemented. The previous citation was:
  • Schubert, Glendon, and Charles Press. LEGISLATIVE REAPPORTIONMENT DATA, 1962. Honolulu, HI: Glendon Schubert, University of Hawaii [producer], 196?. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 197?. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07246.v1

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  • This study is intended for instructional use, and may be subsets of the original data. Variables and/or cases may have been removed to facilitate classroom use.

  • Data in this collection are available only to users at ICPSR member institutions.

  • The citation of this study may have changed due to the new version control system that has been implemented.
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