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New York House map spurs anger, chaos

A new set of U.S. House district lines finalized Friday has set off a mad scramble among some of the most powerful politicians in New…

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Census Bureau miscounts could have midterm consequences

The Census Bureau announced last week that their estimates of each state’s population had errors, resulting in six states with undercounts and eight states with overcounts. This…

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Why Texas, Florida won’t get more House seats from census miscount

The U.S. Census Bureau this week said the decennial tabulation of every American resident had miscounted populations in 14 states by enough that a handful…

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A tiny Missouri town is now the center of America: US Census

The population center of the United States is near a tiny town in rural Missouri with just 613 residents, the U.S. Census Bureau said Tuesday.The…

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States rev up redrawing congressional maps

A number of states have proposed or finalized new congressional district maps in the past week. The recurrent theme: protecting incumbents rather than expanding majorities….

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Colorado remap plan creates new competitive district

A new U.S. House district awarded to Colorado after a decade of rapid growth will set Democrats and Republicans up for a competitive showdown in…

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Virginia commission will redraw districts from scratch

Virginia’s Redistricting Commission voted on Monday to redraw the commonwealth’s congressional and state legislative districts from scratch, marking a victory for anti-gerrymandering advocates.The 16-person commiss……

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Wisconsin Republicans seek to intervene in Democrats’ redistricting case

Republican lawmakers in Wisconsin on Monday took initial steps to intervene in a Democratic-led lawsuit over the state’s voting maps, teeing up a potential partisan…

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New Census data to show US diversifying at fastest rate ever

Data to be released Thursday by the Census Bureau is likely to show the U.S. is diversifying at the fastest rate in the nation’s history,…

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More than 400 U.S. counties are now minority white

Data: U.S. Census Bureau; Map: Connor Rothschild and Naema Ahmed/Axios White, non-Hispanic Americans now account for less than six in 10 people in the U.S….

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Five takeaways from a groundbreaking Census report

The United States is becoming more diverse more quickly than anticipated as minority communities grow while white populations shrink for the first time, the U.S….

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Census shows US growth driven by minorities; white pop falls under 60 percent

The growth in the American population over the last decade was driven entirely by minority communities, according to new data released Thursday by the U.S….

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Census Bureau data out today will shape the redistricting fight of this decade

Of concern is a 2019 decision that gives lawmakers clearance to manipulate districts for political purposes Happy Thursday, Continue reading… Source: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/aug/12/census-bureau-data-redistricting-fight-to-vote Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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California records first annual population decrease in state history

California’s population declined last year, marking the first time the nation’s largest state has registered a drop since it joined the Union in 1850.The state’s…

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On The Trail: Census data kicks off the biggest redistricting fight in American history

The first data from the 2020 U.S. census released Monday kicks off a new phase in perhaps the most consequential political battle of the next…

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US census gives Texas, Florida more seats in Congress

California and New York lose seats as new US population data shifts voting districts for House of Representatives. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/4/26/us-census-gives-texas-florida-more-seats-congress Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Census numbers expected to shift House power to the South, West

The U.S. Census Bureau will release the first results of its decennial survey on Monday after a decade of explosive growth in Sun Belt states…

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The redistricting cycle is about to begin

The most chaotic year in congressional politics is about to begin. The U.S. Census Bureau will release the first data from the 2020 census next…

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Census data snafu upends 2022 elections

A six-month delay holding up the data that states use to draw their legislative districts is mangling plans for the 2022 elections, as states discuss…

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Census Bureau says Trump’s push to exclude undocumented is dead

Outgoing President Donald Trump’s plan to exclude undocumented immigrants from the census totals used to apportion congressional seats is officially dead. The Census Bureau announced…

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Census war rages ahead of critical data release

Top Democratic lawmakers are calling for the director of the Census Bureau to resign — or be removed by President-elect Joe Biden once he takes…

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Attorney says census count to determine congressional seats won’t be done until February

An attorney in President Trump’s administration said Monday that the census count to determine how many congressional seats each state gets will not be completed…

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