California could lead the exodus state lose a congressional seat, census estimates, find

nearvideo blue state residents to run to greener pastures, according to data from the census

California, New York and Illinois will see the largest net domestic migration losses, while the South is a population increase. Mayor of Laguna Hills, California, Don Sedgwick is not responding.

As more and more Californians moving elsewhere in the midst of rising housing and cost of living, the Golden state is on track to lose a seat in Congress for the first time in history.

According to the US Census Bureau population estimates released on Monday, about 203,000 people from California, between 2018 and 2019 – the majority of them in the direction of other Western States such as Arizona, Texas and Colorado, where the price of life is less expensive.moving

If these figures are true, next year with the census, California will see the number of seats in the chamber of deputies, the drop would count, from 53 to 52. While the loss of a seat would do, to reduce a little California influence in the lower chamber of Congress, there is the possibility for member States to migrate to California, could possibly be a seat – a move that could change the pick up, both the local and Federal political map.


“It has a lot to do with it, with a scattering of California to the rest of the West,” William Frey, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, told the Los Angeles Times. “Arizona, Texas and Colorado, all of the major destinations for California are migrants, and they win all the seats.”

Texas is the largest recipient in recent years of the exodus of Californians fleeing rising cost of living and rising taxes, a new study that 63,175 Californians moved to the Lone Star State in the year 2017.

The dispersal of California due to the rapid increase in the standard of living, and a continuing shift in the direction of the political left has, also give rise to a house of industry of companies that help conservative Californians move to Texas.


“Leaving California is like if you Move out of a bad relationship,” Paul Chabot, founder of the society, the Conservatives, told Fox News. “When you’re gone, you can see all the problems a lot clearer.”

The figures from the Census Bureau suggest that Texas could pick up as many as three congressional seats after the census of 2020. Florida stands to gain two seats, while Arizona, Colorado, Montana, North Carolina, and Oregon each gain a seat.

Along with California, States, including Alabama, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and West Virginia all expected to lose seats in Congress.


California and Texas – the Land of the two most populous States, and the sixth and the 10 largest economies in the world, respectively – for decades, two opposing views of the United States are offered.

The legislature in Sacramento and democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom believes that higher taxes for the financing of the public universities and a whole range of social services in the state, while Texas-lawmakers and Republican Gov. Greg Abbott believe that lower taxes and less regulations, free to residents, to their full potential. The two countries also have very different attitudes to pressing issues, from immigration to climate change.


While some conservative strategists, the migration of Californians to see red States like Texas and Arizona, as a boost for the Republicans, there are always profits the possibility that the population growth in the urban hotbeds like is mixed, Austin, and Phoenix all and could turn once solid red States purple in the near future.

The Census Bureau study found that overall, the U.S. population grew from 2018 to 2019 to almost a half a percent or about 1.5 million people, with the population standing at 328 million this year. This is the slowest growth rate in the United States since 1917 to the year 1918, when the nation was involved in world war I, according to Frey.

Regional the South saw the largest population growth from 2018 to 2019, the increase of 0.8 percent due to natural increase, and people from other parts of the country. The North East had to reduce a population, for the first time in this decade, the 0.1 percent decline, mainly due to people moving away.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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