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Chapter 5 section 1

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bicameral legislature
a two-chamber legislature
session
a period of time during which a legislature meets to conduct business
census
a population count
reapportionment
the process of reassigning representation based on population, after every census
redistrict
to set up new district lines after reapportionment is complete
gerrymander
to draw a district's boundaries to gain an advantage in elections
at-large
as a whole; for example, statewide
censure
a vote of formal disapproval of a member's actions
incumbent
elected official who is already in office