California Won’t Gain Congressional Seats After Latest Census
SACRAMENTO (AP) – California is not gaining any seats in the House of Representatives for the first time in nine decades.
The Census Bureau on Tuesday released state population totals used to reallocate 435 congressional seats. It showed California will hold on to its 53 seats.
KCBS’ Holly Quan Reports:
While California’s population grew by 10 percent over the last decade, it was the state’s slowest growth rate since the bureau began tracking statistics.
The state had 33.9 million residents in 2000. In 2010, California had 37.3 million people, still keeping it the most populous state in the nation.
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