electoral votes http://michiganradio.org en Michigan might lose another seat in Congress after the 2020 Census http://michiganradio.org/post/michigan-might-lose-another-seat-congress-after-2020-census <p>Right now, Michigan has 14 representatives in Congress, but that number could drop to 13. That's because Michigan's population is predicted to drop, again.</p><p>The U.S. &nbsp;Census Bureau just published <a href="http://www.census.gov/popest/data/state/totals/2013/index.html">projections</a> for state populations. Generally, they predict that population shifts will continue to follow the same trends as they have in the past. The Midwest will likely have lower populations, and the West will gain people.</p> Thu, 09 Jan 2014 18:55:57 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 15951 at http://michiganradio.org Michigan might lose another seat in Congress after the 2020 Census Michigan Secretary of State supports election change http://michiganradio.org/post/michigan-secretary-state-supports-election-change <p>LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Michigan Secretary of State Ruth Johnson says she supports changing the state's current winner-take-all system in presidential elections.<br><br>Johnson said Friday during a taping of WKAR-TV's "Off The Record" program that she supports a hybrid of the current system and one that would divide the state's electoral votes proportionally. Fri, 22 Mar 2013 18:50:38 +0000 The Associated Press 11826 at http://michiganradio.org Michigan Secretary of State supports election change Michigan Republicans: 'All or nothing' is wrong for electoral system http://michiganradio.org/post/michigan-republicans-all-or-nothing-wrong-electoral-system <p>Michigan Republicans said this weekend they want to change the course of future presidential races by changing how the state allocates its electoral votes.</p><p>Delegates to the state Republican convention voted overwhelmingly to support the proposal.</p><p>Michigan Republicans want to join Nebraska and Maine to become the third state to portion out electoral votes by congressional district. Mon, 25 Feb 2013 15:35:35 +0000 Jake Neher 11400 at http://michiganradio.org Michigan Republicans: 'All or nothing' is wrong for electoral system