Congressional district

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A congressional district is an electoral constituency that elects a single member of a congress. Countries with congressional districts include the United States and the Philippines.

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United States

There are 435 congressional districts in the United States House of Representatives, with each one representing approximately 600,000 people. The Census Bureau within the United States Department of Commerce conducts a decennial census whose figures are used to determine the number of congressional districts within each state.

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