Tuesday, April 05, 2011

Senate Select Committee on Redistricting Approves New Congressional Map

JEFFERSON CITY — On Monday, April 4, the Senate Select Committee on Redistricting released a new congressional map that was drafted to accurately represent Missouri’s population based on the results from the 23rd Decennial Census.

Last December, it was announced that despite a population growth of 7 percent, Missouri would lose a congressional seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, resulting in a drop of nine to eight Missouri congressional seats.

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