New 2020 Census data means the loss of a Michigan Congressional seat, and redrawing the district lines will happen through a new citizen-driven process. "The process this year is radically different than the past," said John Chamberlin. "The public in the past was never asked what they wanted districts to look like. They read about them in the paper the day after they happened. They were done in secret behind closed doors."
"Neighboring states are also losing seats," he said. "So not only do we have one fewer member of Congress advocating for Michigan, we're going to have about seven fewer members advocating for Great Lakes issues."
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