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So many people left New York that
the state may lose a seat in Congress

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Posted By: NorthernDog, 12/25/2020 9:54:19 AM

The coronavirus pandemic appears to have been the icing on the case in terms of New York's declining population, and it could impact the state's political influence in future elections. According to preliminary US Census Bureau data released on Tuesday, more than 126,000 people moved out of New York state between July 2019 and July 2020 - the biggest population drop of any state this year. (Snip) Every decade, the US goes through a process called "reapportionment," during which the population of the states are assessed to see whether each individual state should gain, lose, or keep its number of seats

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Reply 1 - Posted by: sanspeur 12/25/2020 10:06:29 AM (No. 641269)
nadless can afford to lose his uh , seat , Plz let this be true !! So many corruptocrats to chose from ..
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Ribicon 12/25/2020 10:07:14 AM (No. 641272)
The unfortunate track record is that wherever they move, they'll keep right on voting Progressive.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Northcross 12/25/2020 10:08:04 AM (No. 641275)
Do we get to pick the seat? I vote for AOC or the newly elected radical dimwit Jamaal Bowman. Backup choice Jerrold Nadler.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 12/25/2020 10:14:14 AM (No. 641279)
I can believe it. Here in the Peoples Republic of Colorado, the highways are choco full of cars bearing New York license plates. They are hunting aggressively for houses, condos, townhouses, and apartments. Anything with a roof over it.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: JHHolliday 12/25/2020 10:21:19 AM (No. 641288)
Living in that state has become almost unbearable for many. I guess if you lived in a nice area or town in upstate NY it's still OK but anywhere near NYC is tough....taxes, crime, the Chicom Flu restrictions, etc. I can't imagine that there is anything left of their tourist industry.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Quigley 12/25/2020 10:23:33 AM (No. 641293)
It's a better place than ever to retire to- you don't need much money because it'll be a very short retirement. Other than that, what's not to like? I think the people that voted cummo and de stuhlio into power must be getting exactly what they wanted.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Historybuff 12/25/2020 10:36:33 AM (No. 641304)
Killer Cuomo listed a whole bunch of people who didn't belong in "his" state. Looks like they listened. The restaurant shut down in NYC that he has imposed has more to do with his pissing match with the mayor. He ruined enough businesses in the spring, now he is out to complete the task.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Strike3 12/25/2020 10:36:57 AM (No. 641305)
The good news is that they are leaving New York. The bad news is that they are moving somewhere else.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: John C 12/25/2020 10:40:09 AM (No. 641307)
Maybe the Republican State of Staten Island is back in play.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Avanti1 12/25/2020 10:42:03 AM (No. 641309)
Why do the productive people of New York tolerate their "leaders?" The answer is that many do not - they just leave.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: biffer 12/25/2020 10:51:11 AM (No. 641318)
All the talk about folks leaving ny or California and ‘they might lose one representative’. How about don’t post until more than two...
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Daydreamer20 12/25/2020 11:01:28 AM (No. 641321)
Good! Any place that’s stupid enough to to elect cuomo and debasio deserve to lose big time. Leave your stupid politics there. Don’t bring that trash to red states.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Daydreamer20 12/25/2020 11:05:47 AM (No. 641324)
A lot of them will migrate to the equally bad CT and MA. Can we build 2 more walls? Wall off the NE and West coast.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: JL80863 12/25/2020 11:56:20 AM (No. 641358)
When they lose a spot in the Union, call me.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: lakerman1 12/25/2020 1:16:57 PM (No. 641410)
The lipsticked Puerto Rican, without a doubt. (Unless Chief Judas John Roberts rules that reapportionment, itself, is unconstitutional.)
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Reply 16 - Posted by: bighambone 12/25/2020 2:05:25 PM (No. 641430)
That’s why the NY liberal Democrats are always trying to lure more and more illegal aliens there, as they are counted in the census, and by their added population numbers determine how many congressional seats are allocated to NY.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Chuzzles 12/25/2020 3:14:47 PM (No. 641469)
Cali and NY, could not happen to a couple of more deserving states. Now where did I put my tiny violin?
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Reply 18 - Posted by: cThree 12/25/2020 5:15:34 PM (No. 641522)
There's less here than meets the eye. New York was ALREADY expected to lose a seat, well before COVID became a factor. It would be (good) news if NY were to lose TWO seats, and shrink to 25. Fact is, the headline should be, for the first census since 1950, NY will only lose one seat, if that turns out to be the case. For comparison, since their high of 45 seats through World War II: After the 1950 census, New York lost 2 seats (down to 43); After 1960, down 2 more (to 41); After 1970, down 2 more (to 39); After 1980, down 5 (!) (to 34); After 1990, down 3 (to 31); After 2000, down 2 (to 29); After 2010, down 2, to the present 27. I think the Business Insider whiffed badly on this one.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Philipsonh 12/25/2020 6:17:42 PM (No. 641551)
Let us know when Gov Cuomo leaves !
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Reply 20 - Posted by: red1066 12/25/2020 7:09:41 PM (No. 641573)
They could lose two seats. It could be AOC's.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: Trigger2 12/26/2020 12:13:22 AM (No. 641690)
It's not because of Covid; it's because we have a dictator ruling NY in the name of Cuomo and another commie in NYC by the name of de Blasio.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: doctorfixit 12/26/2020 1:51:20 AM (No. 641714)
Cuomo declared war on non-CommuNazis years ago. Who is going to stick around in a place where they want you dead so you can pay the world's highest taxes ? I grew up in Central NY and even 50 years ago if NYC got wiped off the face of the earth upstaters would have cheered.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: swarfer 12/26/2020 12:04:34 PM (No. 641991)
My dad left NY in the early 50’s. Today the grandkids kids live in TX knowing nothing nor caring of NY. Their standard of living far surpasses relatives left behind due to zero state income tax, endless jobs, fewer government rules and regulations, acknowledgement of right and wrong, the right to bear arms and of course they still execute really bad people. $2 gas and the finest continually expanding freeway system on the planet creating new communities at every off ramp and exit means you have endless opportunities to move on and try again. I am so thankful my dad left NY long ago and me, my kids and grandkids don’t live there.
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