Everyone knows population–and political power–has shifted from the Northeast and Midwest to the West and South, but an interactive map by The New York Times offers a vivid visual demonstration. It’s based on Census figures from 1920 to the numbers just released Tuesday. The map details changes in Congressional apportionment, but that’s a good stand-in for population change as well.
Meanwhile, Politico looks at the impending redistricting fights with a particular emphasis on those states where the infighting could be the nastiest: the nine states that are losing seats, prompting possible incumbent-vs-incumbent battles. Two are next door–Massachusetts and New York.