Why Arizona May Not Get a 10th Congressional Seat

By Tony Sissons, Research Advisory Services, Inc., Phoenix, for The Arizona Guardian

For the past five years, political consultants have been projecting that Arizona will pick up two additional congressional districts after the 2010 Census. Until a year ago, I agreed. Now, because of recent and continuing economic conditions, and the likelihood of a larger‐than‐ever Hispanic undercount, I think it’s a toss‐up whether Arizona’s 2010 population will be large enough to qualify for that 10th seat.
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