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Demonstrators protest outside the U.S. Supreme Court
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Illinois is likely to lose at least one and possibly two congressional seats in the 2020 Census because of population loss.

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Despite a conservative ruling, one Republican congressman from Central Illinois is “very disappointed” in the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on gerrymandering.

Illinois is continuing to lose population, according to new Census estimates out Wednesday.