National News

2020 Census

The Census Bureau released both the ACS 5 – Year Estimates as well as the 2020 Demographic Analysis Estimates with a U.S. population estimate as high as 336 million. A federal judge ordering the Census Bureau’s compliance with the House’s subpoena over data irregularities is also requiring the immediate release of plans and procedures documents.

The Supreme Court declined to rule on the President’s plan to exclude illegal immigrants from the reapportionment count.

Redistricting News

ESRI’s ArcGIS users now have access to updated values for 5 – year estimates.

State News


The state’s redistricting commission faces criticism after requesting over $18 million.


The state’s independent redistricting commission plans to utilize ESRI Redistricting software.


The state is likely to see districts adjusted to account for population changes.

New Jersey

Michael Lavery seeks to fill the New Jersey Republican State Chairman vacancy and select the two Republicans for the state’s Congressional Redistricting Commission.

New York

The state continues to delay funding for its redistricting commission.


A total of 18 public meetings on redistricting are scheduled throughout the state. A tutorial on Maptitude, the software being used for redistricting purposes, is available here.


Despite uncertainty over pandemic protocols and delays, Texas legislators prepare for redistricting.


Democrat state House and Senate leaders announced their redistricting commission appointees.