The Webster Method of Apportionment

Balinski ML & Young HP (1979). The Webster Method of Apportionment. IIASA Working Paper. IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria: WP-79-049


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Several results concerning the problem of U.S. Congressional apportionment are given which together indicate that a method first proposed by Daniel Webster (also known as "Major Fractions") is fairest judged on the basis of common sense, Constitutional requirement, and precedent.

Item Type: Monograph (IIASA Working Paper)
Research Programs: System and Decision Sciences - Core (SDS)
Depositing User: IIASA Import
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2016 01:46
Last Modified: 14 Mar 2018 13:15

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