Michigan: Redistricting May Change Political Landscape

The congressional map will be especially contentious. Michigan is expected to lose one of its 15 seats in Congress as the state’s population has stagnated while there has been growth in the South and West.
That means that two incumbents are likely to end up in one district. It could be two Democrats, as in 2002, or a Republican and a Democrat. And it’s most likely to be in southeast Michigan, where the population growth has been slowest.

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