Census (Barely) Leads to a Congressional Loss for New York

But even at a reduced size, New York’s delegation will remain one of the most powerful in the country, and its representatives could be crucial to Democratic efforts to retain control of the House.

Losing the seat will cut New York’s congressional delegation to 26, putting the state behind California, Texas and Florida, in that order. (California will also lose a seat, Texas will gain two and Florida will gain one.)

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Credit…Johannes Eisele/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images New York lost the seat by the narrowest of margins: just 89 residents, the fewest to cost a state a representative in the modern era.

But even at a reduced size, New York’s delegation will remain one of the most powerful in the country, […]

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