LA down one congressional seat

LA down one congressional seat
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POSTED: Tuesday, December 21, 2010 - 12:47pm

UPDATED: Tuesday, December 21, 2010 - 12:48pm

BATON ROUGE, La (NBC33) -  The 2010 U.S Census numbers are in - and Census officials say Louisiana is losing one congressional district.

Currently - there are 7 districts in the state.  After redistricting - only 6 will remain.

The loss of one seat also means Louisiana will have one less vote in the Electoral College - the way the President of the United States is elected.

We'll have more on the numbers and what it means for the State tonight on NBC33 News at 5:00.

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