Politico reports:

Election Data Services, which reviewed new Census data from a private-sector demographic firm, estimates Florida will gain two House seats and New York will lose two seats in December’s reapportionment. Texas is expected to gain four House seats and Ohio likely will lose two seats. Six states each would gain one seat: Arizona, Georgia, Nevada, South Carolina, Utah and Washington. Eight states would lose one seat: Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. … Missouri will lose a House seat instead of Minnesota.

This is bad news for Obama and the Dems, and good news for the 2012 Republican nominee, as most of the gains go to states won by McCain in 2008: AZ, GA, SC, UT, TX.  And the Florida battle increases in importance.

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