Miss. Code § 23-15-1039

Current through 4/19/2019
Section 23-15-1039 - Election of representatives in Congress in event of change in number of representatives to which state is entitled

Should an election of representatives in Congress occur after the number of representatives to which the state is entitled changes, and before the districts have changed to conform to the new apportionment, representatives shall be chosen as follows: If the number of representatives is increased, then one (1) member shall be chosen in each district as organized, and the additional member or members shall be chosen by the electors of the state at large; and if the number of representatives is decreased, then the whole number shall be chosen by the electors of the state at large.

Miss. Code § 23-15-1039

Derived from 1972 Code § 23-5-225 [Codes, Hutchinson's 1848, ch. 7, art 11; 1857, ch. 4, art 36; 1880, § 163; 1892, § 3690; 1906, § 4197; Hemingway's 1917, § 6831; 1930, § 6277; 1942, § 3306; repealed by Laws, 1986, ch. 495, § 335]; Laws, 1986, ch. 495, § 308, eff. 1/1/1987.

Amended by Laws, 2017, ch. 441, HB 467, 160, eff. 7/1/2017.