2020 Census: Current data project representation gain for Southern, Western states

2020 Census: Current data project representation gain for Southern, Western states

[Ed. – No surprise, although it will also be a big issue how influx of illegal aliens since 2010 affects the whole picture.  Quite a few of them are in states like Virginia, Maryland, and New York.]

New state census totals show population continuing to shift from the North and Midwest to the South and Southwest in ways that could help states that have voted Republican in recent years. …

Changes based on next year’s census will not affect the 2020 presidential election.

Based on Monday’s figures, Texas is poised to gain two congressional seats, while Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Montana, North Carolina and Oregon are each expected to gain one.

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Eight states are likely to lose one seat: Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, West Virginia and California.

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