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These Are The States That Gained (and Lost) the Most Congressional Seats

Louisiana
> Number of representatives based on 2020 Census: 6
> Change from 2010 apportionment: 0
> Population change 2010-2020: 2.7% — 7th smallest increase
> Resident population, Apr 1, 2020 4,657,757 — 25th largest
> Resident population, Apr 1, 2010 4,533,372 — 25th largest

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Maine
> Number of representatives based on 2020 Census: 2
> Change from 2010 apportionment: 0
> Population change 2010-2020: 2.6% — 6th smallest increase
> Resident population, Apr 1, 2020 1,362,359 — 9th smallest
> Resident population, Apr 1, 2010 1,328,361 — 10th smallest

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Maryland
> Number of representatives based on 2020 Census: 8
> Change from 2010 apportionment: 0
> Population change 2010-2020: 7.0% — 22nd largest increase
> Resident population, Apr 1, 2020 6,177,224 — 18th largest
> Resident population, Apr 1, 2010 5,773,552 — 19th largest

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Massachusetts
> Number of representatives based on 2020 Census: 9
> Change from 2010 apportionment: 0
> Population change 2010-2020: 7.4% — 21st largest increase
> Resident population, Apr 1, 2020 7,029,917 — 15th largest
> Resident population, Apr 1, 2010 6,547,629 — 14th largest

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Minnesota
> Number of representatives based on 2020 Census: 8
> Change from 2010 apportionment: 0
> Population change 2010-2020: 7.6% — 19th largest increase
> Resident population, Apr 1, 2020 5,706,494 — 22nd largest
> Resident population, Apr 1, 2010 5,303,925 — 21st largest