Thread: US city-states
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Old 07-13-2015, 07:02 AM   #7
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Default Re: US city-states

Originally Posted by Astromancer View Post
This would make an interesting model for a one hundred state USA. As the G.O.P. has little real pull in cities and the Democrats are weak in rural areas, it would be a sharply divided USA. The balance would slightly favor the Democrats.
"Slightly" may be an understatement. The Senate might be closer to evenly divided (if each city-state got two Senators, doubling the size of the Senate), but the House of Representatives would be heavily skewed toward city-state representation.
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