Section 17.4: Apportionment Paradoxes

17.4 Outline

  1. Introduction
  2. Alabama paradox
  3. Population paradox
  4. New states paradox
  5. Balinski and Young’s impossibility theorem


17.4 Essential Ideas

Alabama Paradox

A reapportionment in which an increase in the total number of seats results in a loss of seats for … See the whole entry