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South and West to Gain Power in House of Representatives

Posted on AllSides April 27th, 2021
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Several states in the South and Mountain West will gain more seats in the U.S. House, boosting their political power, according to new census numbers showing stronger population gains there. Texas will gain two House seats, more than any other state. California will lose a congressional seat for the first time, though it still will have more House seats than any other state.

Every decade the Census Bureau releases population totals that determine how seats in the U.S. House of Representatives are reapportioned among the states.

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