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Gains in electoral votes for 2012+3 : Texas

+2: Florida

+1: Arizona, California, Georgia, Nevada, Utah

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States losing votes-1 : -1: Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Missouri, Pennsylvania

-2: new York

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Every 10 years the U.S. Census Bureau takes a census of the population in each state. The 435 representatives in the U.S. House of Representatives is then reapportioned among the 50 states based on the population in each state. Based on the results of the 2010 Census Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania lost 1 representative in the U.S. House of Representatives and 1 electoral vote. New York and Ohio lost 2 representatives in the U.S. House of Representatives and 2 electoral votes. Arizona, Georgia, Nevada, South Carolina, Utah, and Washington gained 1 representative in the U.S. House of Representatives and 1 electoral vote. Florida gained 2 representatives in the U.S. House of Representatives and 2 electoral votes. Texas gained 4 representatives in the U.S. House of Representatives and 4 electoral votes.

The U.S. Census Bureau will take a census of the population in each state again in 2020. Based on the results of the 2020 census, the number of representatives in the U.S. House of Representatives will then be reapportioned among the 50 states based on the population in each state. The number of electoral votes for individual states will increase or decrease based on the results of the change in the new number of representatives the state has in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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Based on the 2010 census New York and Ohio lost two electoral votes each.

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Texas was the big gainer with four more votes .

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