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State shows largest numerical population increase in census

Texas stands to gain two seats in the U.S. House of Representatives after results of the 2020 census released last week show the state had the largest numerical gain of any state since the 2010 census The population increased by nearly 4 million in the past decade, to 29.14 million. That’s a population increase of 15.9% in 10 years — third highest by percentage in the nation, behind Utah and Idaho. The state’s clout in the House will increase to 38 congressional districts, with redistricting likely coming this fall. The increase has been driven for the most part by increases in the ...

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