Representatives http://michiganradio.org en Fourteen Mich. U.S. House members to run again http://michiganradio.org/post/fourteen-mich-us-house-members-run-again <p>All but one of Michigan&#39;s 15 representatives in the U.S. House say they&#39;ll run for re-election in 2012, the Associated Press reports. From the AP:</p><blockquote><p>...according to an Associated Press survey of members this week and despite a coming redistricting process that in some cases could vastly impact the physical makeup of their districts.</p><p>The lone holdout in the delegation is Republican Rep. Thaddeus McCotter of Livonia, who declined to provide a &quot;yes&quot; or &quot;no&quot; response to whether he would run again next year, saying only that he was focused on serving his constituents.</p><p>District boundaries will be redrawn based on U.S. Census counts, and Republicans who lead the state House and Senate control the process.</p><p>Michigan was the only state to lose population in the past decade and will drop one of its congressional seats.</p></blockquote><p> Thu, 14 Apr 2011 13:37:30 +0000 Zoe Clark 2075 at http://michiganradio.org Fourteen Mich. U.S. House members to run again Census shows Michigan the only state to lose population http://michiganradio.org/post/census-shows-michigan-only-state-lose-population <p><strong>Update 1:30 p.m.:</strong></p><p>It's confirmed. Michigan has NEVER lost population in U.S. Census data history. I asked Vince Kountz of the U.S. Census Bureau in Detroit. He looked at the books and never saw population drop for the state of Michigan. He went back to the 1810 Census, before Michigan was a state. There were <strong>4,762</strong> people in the Michigan territory back then.</p><ul><li>We had <strong>9,938,444</strong> people in the state in 2000</li><li>We now have <strong>9,883,640</strong> in the state in 2010.</li></ul><p><strong><span style="font-size: small; color: rgb(102, 102, 102);">12:02 p.m.:</span></strong></p><p><span style="font-size: small; color: rgb(102, 102, 102);">The <a href="http://www.census.gov/">Census</a> numbers are out. You can take a look at what they found with this map.</span></p><p><iframe marginheight="0" marginwidth="0" src="http://2010.census.gov/2010census/data/population.swf?init_year=2010" scrolling="no" frameborder="0" height="273" width="430">IFRAMES not supported</iframe></p><p> Tue, 21 Dec 2010 18:30:00 +0000 Mark Brush 665 at http://michiganradio.org Census shows Michigan the only state to lose population