Florida gains presidential and congressional clout — at expense of loser states (like New York)
The steady flow of people moving to Florida helps keep the roads clogged with traffic and housing prices high. But the 640 newcomers every day for the last 10 years are bringing something that will benefit every Floridian: increased political clout.
The latest analysis of population trends shows Florida is likely to gain two seats in Congress and two more votes in the Electoral College that decides the presidency.
(Excerpt) Read more at sun-sentinel.com
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