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I think any answer to this is going to involve some level of speculation — clearly no one involved (aside from Cheney herself) wants to discuss the issue openly — but I think I can point at some obvious constraints on the GOP in this moment. The GOP is in a bind: They cannot explicitly contradict Trump's fake 'election fraud' narrative without suffering a ...


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I rather liked Byron York's piece, in the Washington examiner, on it Cheney's current problems intensified after the first vote on her leadership, when she intensified her campaign against Trump. Cheney's efforts were undoubtedly media-friendly — she was portrayed as a profile in courage by some media outlets — but many Republicans came to believe, with ...


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As the second part of that clause says, every state must have at least one representative. So if a state had fewer than 30,000 residents, it would still get a single representative. Based on the 2010 census, the average US House district has ~710,000 residents (that will presumably increase a bit once the 2020 numbers are finalized). The population of ...


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The process is spelled out in the Administrative Procedure Act. See, e.g., National Urban League v. Ross and Ohio v. Coggins. Basically, it amounts to a lawsuit against a federal government official in the chain of command involved in making the decision in question filed in a suitable U.S. District Court.


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The proper way to go about it is detailed by ohwilleke's answer. But for the sake of amusement let's ignore that and consider the fallback: Petition/Pressure/Obstruct Congress Reapportionment due to the Census, while required by the constitution, is not automatic and self-executing by default. It requires an act of Congress to determine both how many seats ...


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From the Iowa Secretary of State, Candidate FAQ, What occurs if the election results in a tie? Generally, when a tie occurs between two candidates, lots are drawn (i.e. a name is pulled out of a hat) to determine the winner. In Election Laws of Iowa 2020, 50.44 Tie vote. If more than the requisite number of persons, including presidential electors, are ...


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