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Post by jltrent » Sat Jan 04, 2020 6:22 am

2020 Census Could Bring Big Changes for These States
Texas stands to gain three or four seats in 2020, while Illinois could lose two.


2020 Census Could Bring Big Changes for These States


The United States Capitol is the meeting place of the United States Congress, the legislature of the federal government of the United States. Located in Washington, D.C., it sits atop Capitol Hill at the eastern end of the National Mall. The United States Capitol dome is the massive dome situated above the United States Capitol which reaches upwards to 288 feet in height and 96 feet in diameter. Inside, the interior dome rises to 180 feet over the rotunda floor.
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The 2016 electorate was the most racially diverse in American history, according to Pew Research, and the political and social gap between generations is only widening. Changes in state demographics – from their share of immigration to median age to education levels – mean some states look very different today than they did when the Census, conducted every 10 years, was last counted in 2010.

With changing state populations come shifts in political power: The 2020 Census count will affect state congressional districts for the 2022 midterm elections, as well as Electoral College votes for the 2024 presidential race. Recent projections from Election Data Services based on Census data reveal that 16 states will likely either gain or lose a congressional seat after the next Census in 2020.

While the projections aren’t concrete – policy changes and unprecedented events such as Hurricane Katrina can drastically alter a state’s population – the report indicates that seven states are set to gain districts by the 2020 Census, and nine are set to lose at least one seat. Previous estimates indicated California and Virginia would each gain a seat, but it now appears they will just miss the cut.

Whether they are set to gain or lose seats in 2020, these 16 states rank across the board for growth, opportunity and economy in U.S. News’ Best States rankings, illustrating the complexity of ranking states. Rhode Island, for instance, ranks second for growth of population ages 25 to 29 but will still lose a congressional seat by the report’s projections.

These 16 states – from political battlegrounds to party strongholds – will likely see seat changes in 2020.


Alabama will likely lose a congressional seat in 2020 as its population of 4.86 million steadily dwindles. The last time the Republican stronghold lost a representative in the U.S. House was in 1970, when it went from eight to seven seats. Alabama is the No. 26 state for net migration and ranks 28th for growth of the young population.

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Re: Seats reshuffling................

Post by sim.-ang.king » Sat Jan 04, 2020 2:37 pm

Illinois won't lose any seats, Southern Illinois will be the one to lose 2 seats.
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Post by hurleyjd » Sat Jan 04, 2020 4:39 pm

jltrent wrote:
Sat Jan 04, 2020 6:22 am
2020 Census Could Bring Big Changes for These States
Texas stands to gain three or four seats in 2020, while Illinois could lose two.


2020 Census Could Bring Big Changes for These States


The United States Capitol is the meeting place of the United States Congress, the legislature of the federal government of the United States. Located in Washington, D.C., it sits atop Capitol Hill at the eastern end of the National Mall. The United States Capitol dome is the massive dome situated above the United States Capitol which reaches upwards to 288 feet in height and 96 feet in diameter. Inside, the interior dome rises to 180 feet over the rotunda floor.
CREDIT
The 2016 electorate was the most racially diverse in American history, according to Pew Research, and the political and social gap between generations is only widening. Changes in state demographics – from their share of immigration to median age to education levels – mean some states look very different today than they did when the Census, conducted every 10 years, was last counted in 2010.

With changing state populations come shifts in political power: The 2020 Census count will affect state congressional districts for the 2022 midterm elections, as well as Electoral College votes for the 2024 presidential race. Recent projections from Election Data Services based on Census data reveal that 16 states will likely either gain or lose a congressional seat after the next Census in 2020.

While the projections aren’t concrete – policy changes and unprecedented events such as Hurricane Katrina can drastically alter a state’s population – the report indicates that seven states are set to gain districts by the 2020 Census, and nine are set to lose at least one seat. Previous estimates indicated California and Virginia would each gain a seat, but it now appears they will just miss the cut.

Whether they are set to gain or lose seats in 2020, these 16 states rank across the board for growth, opportunity and economy in U.S. News’ Best States rankings, illustrating the complexity of ranking states. Rhode Island, for instance, ranks second for growth of population ages 25 to 29 but will still lose a congressional seat by the report’s projections.

These 16 states – from political battlegrounds to party strongholds – will likely see seat changes in 2020.


Alabama will likely lose a congressional seat in 2020 as its population of 4.86 million steadily dwindles. The last time the Republican stronghold lost a representative in the U.S. House was in 1970, when it went from eight to seven seats. Alabama is the No. 26 state for net migration and ranks 28th for growth of the young population.

https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states ... 020-census
Do they still count negros as 2/3 of a person in Alabama

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Post by ga.prime » Sat Jan 04, 2020 5:01 pm

hurleyjd wrote:
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Do they still count negros as 2/3 of a person in Alabama
3/5ths
where'd it come from, how'd it get there?

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Post by Lucky » Sun Jan 05, 2020 5:06 am

Do they still count negros as 2/3 of a person in Alabama
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You know bringing stuff like this up (in the context you do) makes you part of the problem.....not part of the solution. You seem like a successful person, so I’m not sure why you feel the need to constantly bring things like this up.

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Post by sstterry » Sun Jan 05, 2020 6:10 am

Lucky wrote:
Sun Jan 05, 2020 5:06 am
Do they still count negros as 2/3 of a person in Alabama
You know bringing stuff like this up (in the context you do) makes you part of the problem.....not part of the solution. You seem like a successful person, so I’m not sure why you feel the need to constantly bring things like this up.
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In all fairness, even though the 3/5ths is no longer law; they are still trying to suppress the non-white vote. They admit as such.

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Post by ga.prime » Sun Jan 05, 2020 7:17 am

sstterry wrote:
Sun Jan 05, 2020 6:10 am
In all fairness, even though the 3/5ths is no longer law; they are still trying to suppress the non-white vote. They admit as such.
Who is "they"?
where'd it come from, how'd it get there?

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Post by hurleyjd » Sun Jan 05, 2020 8:42 am

(One must pause briefly to note that, in the original Article I, each slave living in America was to be counted in the census, but only as 3/5ths of a person. That gave the slaveholding states a significant advantage in the House. That clause stayed in the Constitution until 1868, when it was deleted by the Fourteenth Amendment guaranteeing legal equality, at least as an aspiration.)
Excerpt taken from https://constitutioncenter.org/blog/doe ... -should-it

Yes I had the value wrong but was only trying to point out how government counted people to determine the number of representatives in congress. This also pertained to the electoral college vote for President.

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Post by sstterry » Sun Jan 05, 2020 3:34 pm

ga.prime wrote:
Sun Jan 05, 2020 7:17 am
sstterry wrote:
Sun Jan 05, 2020 6:10 am
In all fairness, even though the 3/5ths is no longer law; they are still trying to suppress the non-white vote. They admit as such.
Who is "they"?
The top Republican Strategists.

https://www.businessinsider.com/leaked- ... rk-2019-12
"Traditionally it's always been Republicans suppressing votes in places," Clark told the group, which included Wisconsin State Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald and the executive director of the state's Republican party.

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Post by Lucky » Sun Jan 05, 2020 3:41 pm

hurleyjd wrote:
Sun Jan 05, 2020 8:42 am
(One must pause briefly to note that, in the original Article I, each slave living in America was to be counted in the census, but only as 3/5ths of a person. That gave the slaveholding states a significant advantage in the House. That clause stayed in the Constitution until 1868, when it was deleted by the Fourteenth Amendment guaranteeing legal equality, at least as an aspiration.)
Excerpt taken from https://constitutioncenter.org/blog/doe ... -should-it

Yes I had the value wrong but was only trying to point out how government counted people to determine the number of representatives in congress. This also pertained to the electoral college vote for President.
So you weren’t bringing up a wrong that was righted 152 yrs ago to stir people up?

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Post by hurleyjd » Mon Jan 13, 2020 7:51 am

Lucky wrote:
Sun Jan 05, 2020 3:41 pm
hurleyjd wrote:
Sun Jan 05, 2020 8:42 am
(One must pause briefly to note that, in the original Article I, each slave living in America was to be counted in the census, but only as 3/5ths of a person. That gave the slaveholding states a significant advantage in the House. That clause stayed in the Constitution until 1868, when it was deleted by the Fourteenth Amendment guaranteeing legal equality, at least as an aspiration.)
Excerpt taken from https://constitutioncenter.org/blog/doe ... -should-it

Yes I had the value wrong but was only trying to point out how government counted people to determine the number of representatives in congress. This also pertained to the electoral college vote for President.
So you weren’t bringing up a wrong that was righted 152 yrs ago to stir people up?
Most voting laws now days are designed to keep blacks from voting. Does not take much to stir you up.

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Post by Lucky » Mon Jan 13, 2020 8:39 pm

I know lots of black people. In fact one of the few people I feel like I can really count on is black. As far as I know they are all allowed to vote just like me and you. I seriously doubt there are any real laws on the books aimed just at blacks to keep them from voting.

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Post by ccr » Mon Jan 13, 2020 9:14 pm

hurleyjd wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 7:51 am
Most voting laws now days are designed to keep blacks from voting.
jd what are you talking about? can you be specific in the voting laws you are referring to.
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Post by hurleyjd » Tue Jan 14, 2020 12:12 am

ccr wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 9:14 pm
hurleyjd wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 7:51 am
Most voting laws now days are designed to keep blacks from voting.
jd what are you talking about? can you be specific in the voting laws you are referring to.
https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/wh ... r-id-laws/

This is a pretty good explanation of how voting laws work and the ID requirements. I am caught up in a ID problem at the moment. Been voting for over 58 years. And now to renew a drivers license you have to have a birth certificate. The license that was issued to me 63 years ago and renewed with the spelling of my name not being same as the birth certificate. The spelling of the first name was wrong but when pronounced it sounded as the way my mother spelled my name from the day I was born. Also the name on my voter registration card has the name spelled the same as my 63 year old license. I know truck drivers that all of the sudden have to produce a birth certificate and their old license name does not match. Hope this makes sense. A lot of minority people in Texas do not have kids in the hospital but some at home with a midwives. I really doubt if my mother and father actual ever saw my birth certificate as in was filled out by the doctor and registered.

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Post by hurleyjd » Tue Jan 14, 2020 12:20 am

Lucky wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 8:39 pm
I know lots of black people. In fact one of the few people I feel like I can really count on is black. As far as I know they are all allowed to vote just like me and you. I seriously doubt there are any real laws on the books aimed just at blacks to keep them from voting.
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Should have said minority voters. But blacks constitute most of them gerrymandering to keep this certain minority concentrated in certain voteing districts. Yep I have black friends, Mexican friends, white friends and also probable some that I think are friends and may not be.

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