May 3, 2021 •
U.S. House Seats to Be Reapportioned Based on 2020 U.S. Census
The apportionment of seats for the U.S. House of Representatives, based on the newly released 2020 U.S. Census data, will soon be updated for the 118th Congress, which convenes in January 2023. On April 26, Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo delivered the U.S. Census population count results to President Joseph Biden for use in apportioning the seats in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Texas will gain two seats in the House, while Colorado, Florida, Montana, North Carolina, and Oregon will each gain one seat.
California, Illinois, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia will each lose one seat.
The remaining states’ number of seats will remain the same.
The U.S. Census Bureau announced the resident population of the United States increased overall by 7.4%.
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