A congressional district
is an electoral
that elects a single
member of a congress
. Countries with
congressional districts include the United States, the Philippines, and Japan.
congressional district is based on population, which, in the United
States, is taken using a census every ten years.
- Main article: List
of Districts of the House of Representatives of
- Main article: Legislative districts
of the Philippines.
- Main article: List of United
States congressional districts.
There are 435 congressional districts in the United States House of
, with each one representing approximately
600,000 people. The Census Bureau within the
United States Department of
Commerce conducts a decennial
census whose figures are used to determine
the number of congressional districts within each state.