With strong population growth, South to gain political power

December 22, 2015 10:42 PM

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With strong population growth, South to gain political power

Seven states lost people in the latest figures: Illinois, West Virginia, Connecticut, Mississippi, Maine, Vermont and New Mexico.

Almost all the political losers in terms of representation according to the numbers from this year and in 2020 projections are in the Midwest and Northeast. By the end of the decade, if population patterns hold, Alabama, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and W...

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