On Monday, the U.S. Census Bureau released updated population data from the 2020 Census. This data determines how many seats each state has in the U.S. House of Representatives and consequently, how many electoral votes each state will have beginning with the next Congress. Fox News reports:
Texas will gain two seats, the most out of any U.S. state. Colorado, Florida, Montana, North Carolina and Oregon each gained one seat. . .
On the other hand, seven states, including California, Illinois, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia, were set to lose one seat in the chamber each.Read more