Counting Illegal Aliens in Congressional Apportioning Grossly Distorts Representation

Article publisher: 
Article date: 
23 April 2018
Article category: 
Our American Future
Article Body: 

Kansas Secretary of State and gubernatorial candidate Kris Kobach told SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Saturday that the current system of congressional apportionment which counts all residents, whether they are United States citizens or not, “grossly distorts representation in Congress.”...

Kobach said:
The reason you need to know if a person is a citizen or not is because, right now, we’re apportioning congressional districts just by the number of warm bodies in that district. Citizen, noncitizen, legal alien, illegal alien, they’re all counted the same, which is not how our system was designed. That is not what the founding fathers intended. [Emphasis added]
And so, as a result, you have places in California where half the district almost is illegal aliens and that person is getting the same representative, one representative for about 710,000 people, as someone in a district elsewhere in the country where all of those people in that district are citizens.
And it means that the 300,000 or so people who are eligible to vote in the district with all the illegal aliens, they have twice as much voting power. ...



Judicial Watch: Many Illegal Aliens Able to Vote, Influence Election Results