Missouri maintains its House representation following Census

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From themissouritimes.com

It’s official: Missouri will not gain or lose any congressional seats, according to the 2020 apportionment results released by the U.S. Census Bureau Monday. 

Missouri will retain its eight congressional seats but neighboring Illinois is among seven states losing a congressional seat. California, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia also lost a seat; Texas gained two seats while Colorado, Florida, Montana, North Carolina, and Oregon gained one seat. 

The apportionment data is collected every 10 years. In 2010, Missouri lost one congressional seat and had a population of 751,435 per representative. In 2020, the Census data reflected a population of 770,035 per representative. 

In 2000, when Missouri had nine seats, it had a population of 622,918 per representative. 

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