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66 House Seats Have Left Northeast and Midwest Since 1960

66 House Seats Have Left Northeast and Midwest Since 1960
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By Friday, 30 April 2021 12:52 PM Current | Bio | Archive

April 30, 2021: Since 1960, states in the Northeast and Midwest have lost 66 seats in the House of Representatives. Forty-seven of those lost seats came from states carried by Joe Biden, while 19 came from states carried by Donald Trump.[1]

Washington Post columnist Henry Olsen reports, Thirty-seven of those 66 seats went to states without an income tax, while another 12 went to states whose combined state and local tax burdens ranked among the 10 lowest.”[1]

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  1. The Washington Post, "Opinion: The 2020 Census is bad news for progressive policy," April 29, 2021

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