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Apportionment Ezra Aguilar, Ph.D. University of Santo Tomas Mathematics in the Modern World
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2 Article VI, Section 5, states that “( 1) The House of Representatives shall be composed of not more than two hundred and fifty members , unless otherwise fixed by law, who shall be elected from legislative districts apportioned among the provinces, cities, and the Metropolitan Manila area in accordance with the manner of their respective inhabitants, and on the basis of a uniform and progressive ratio, and those who, as provided by law, shall be elected through a party-list system of registered national, regional, and sectoral parties or organizations. “( 3) Each legislative district shall comprise, as far as practicable, contiguous, compact, and adjacent territory. Each city with a population of at least two hundred fifty thousand , or each province, shall have at least one representative. Apportionment in the Philippines: 1987 Constitution
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Apportionment in the Philippines House of Representatives apportionment is based from the 1980 census. 297 representatives 234 district representatives 63 sectoral representatives (party list) Sectoral representatives Must have 2% of the total votes Maximum 3 seats per party Maximum of 20% sectoral rep. Copyright 2018: Mathematics in the Modern World by Winston S. Sirug, Ph.D.
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Apportionment The act of dividing items between different groups according to some plan, especially to make proportionate distribution in a fair manner .
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