How 2020’s Elections Will Affect The Post-Census Redistricting

The 2020 Census process is already underway, and the popular elections website is predicting major changes to the way 17 states are represented in the Electoral College and in Congress. So who wins? HOW IT WORKS. The U.S. House of Representatives has been capped at 435 members since 1929. State representation in the House is allocated based on population. Since the number of members is capped, if one state gains a seat, another state must lose one. The Electoral College corresponds to the 435 U.S. House districts and 100 U.S. Senate seats, plus three electoral votes for the District