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The redrawing of legislative district lines to conform as closely as possible to the “one person, one vote” ideal.
a) Trustee
b) Malapportionment
c) Reapportionment
d) Redistrict

A meeting of a deliberative or judicial body to conduct its business.
a) Politico
b) Session
c) Multimember Districts
d) Delegate

A legislator who functions as a channel for public opinion.
a) Delegate
b) Politico
c) Trustee
d) Session

A legislator who functions as either a delegate or a trustee, as circumstances dictate.
a) Delegate
b) Trustee
c) Politico
d) Reapportionment

How many districts are represented in the WV state senate.
a) 17
b) 29
c) 20
d) 15

make decisions depending on the issue itself focusing on the good of constituents rather than reelection
a) Delegates
b) Politicos
c) Trustees
d) Effective Legislatures

required to provide geographically defined population counts to legislatures
a) Redistricting Office
b) Conference Committee
c) Supreme Court
d) Census Bureau

How many delegate districts are in WV?
a) 100
b) 29
c) 67
d) 17

How many years do senators serve in WV?
a) 1
b) 4
c) 6
d) 2

Which function of legislatures allows them to speak for their constituents in the legislative chamber and act as their constituents’ facilitators in government?
a) Policy Making
b) Representation
c) Oversight
d) Administration

The reallocation of seats in a legislative assembly.
a) Malapportionment
b) Reapportionment
c) Multimember Districts
d) Redistrict

A legislator who votes according to his or her conscience and best judgment.
a) Delegate
b) Politico
c) Trustee
d) Legislature

Skewed legislative districts that violate the “one person, one vote” ideal.
a) Reapportionment
b) Redistrict
c) Multimember Districts
d) Malapportionment

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