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Legislative and congressional reapportionment in Wisconsin a summary of the law, together with a chronology of Wisconsin reapportionment since 1836. by Wisconsin. Legislature. Legislative Reference Bureau.

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Written in English



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  • Apportionment (Election law) -- Wisconsin.

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SeriesResearch bulletin ;, 70-2, Research bulletin (Wisconsin. Legislature. Legislative Reference Bureau) ;, 70-RB-2.
LC ClassificationsKFW2420 .L4 no. 70-2
The Physical Object
Pagination29 p.
Number of Pages29
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Open LibraryOL4380500M
LC Control Number78634380

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