High court rules against sampling for reapportionment

Meisler, Daniel; Kinnander, Ola
January 1999
Bond Buyer;01/26/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30565, p5
Trade Publication
Cites a United States Supreme Court ruling on the use of statistical sampling to reapportion seats in Congress. House Speaker Dennis Hastert's call for the government to abandon its illegal and risky polling scheme; Possible use in calculating private-activity bond cap and states' share of federal grants.


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