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Reynolds v. Sims
Citation:377 U.S. 533 (1964)
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The malapportionment of the Alabama legislature was challenged. The challengers claimed that the existing distributing scheme, based on the 1900 census, discriminated against voters in counties whose populations had grown proportionately far more than others since the 1900 census. The lower court found that the apportionment devised by Alabama legislature violated equal protection.
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