Census: California, Northeast, Midwest lose House seats

April 26, 2021

Michael Macagnone, Roll Call

“California, along with states in the Northeast and Midwest, will lose out on political representation for the next decade after apportionment results announced Monday showed House seats shifting to the South and other parts of the West.”

“Monday’s apportionment results ended up moving fewer congressional seats than many expected. Several projections saw Texas gaining as many as three seats and Florida adding two.”

“Adam Kincaid, executive director of the National Republican Redistricting Trust, pointed out in a separate news conference that the apportionment results don’t really shift which party will have control over new districts. Republicans still control mapmaking for the majority of partisan-drawn maps in the country.”

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