Census results are used to apportion seats in the U.S. House of Representatives. According to recently released census data, Texas will gain four seats and Florida will add two seats. Other states gaining one seat are Arizona, Georgia, Nevada, South Carolina, Utah, and Washington. Several states will lose House seats. For example, New York and Ohio will each lose two while Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania will each lose one seat. Here's a breakdown of which states will gain or lose House seats and which will remain unchanged:
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