CAPITOL CHATTER Minnesota avoids losing U.S. House clout
Minnesota grew by 384,446 people in the past decade, but 15,000 is a more important number.
Minnesota beat North Carolina by 15,000 people to keep its eight U.S. House seats. Had 15,000 fewer Minneso... Posted on 12/22/10 at 1:35 AM
MITCHELL, S.D. — Results of the 2010 Census could change the number of congressional representatives for several states, but some population experts say it is unlikely South Dakota will be one of them.
New Census forms will be mailed out next year, and results of the every-10-year count will determine how federal money is split up among the 50 U.S. states — as well as how many Congressional seats each state will have.
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Demographic Center’s 2010 Census Team will visit more than 20 communities across the state beginning March 26 to discuss opportunities that will help ensure a complete count in the U.S. Census on April 1, 2010.
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