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National News

2020 Census

A bipartisan group of senators is asking Congress to extend the census’s deadline amid coronavirus concerns. States are rushing to ensure accurate results. Some states are suing over President Trump’s apportionment memorandum.

Redistricting News

Democrats are focusing on state house races ahead of the next redistricting.

State News


With low census response rates and a congressional seat at stake, Alabama officials are working urgently to count all residents.


Alaska’s redistricting board was finalized with the appointment of Melanie Bahnke.


Arkansas Voters First submitted an additional 50,000 signatures, but a special master says the canvassing requirement is “unmeetable.”


The state’s final six commissioners have been selected, but some community leaders say the Latino population is underrepresented.


The application process for the state’s redistricting commission is open.


Advocates worry many of the state’s residents won’t be counted by the September 30 deadline.


Door-to-door field operations have begun.


Plaintiffs claim the Missouri legislature’s redistricting amendment ballot language is deceptive.


Montana is putting $530,000 of coronavirus relief money towards census outreach efforts across the state.


Nevada will have 5 State Questions on the ballot in November, but their proposed redistricting amendment will not be one of them

New Hampshire

For the second year in a row, Governor Sununu vetoed a redistricting commission amendment.

New Mexico

Tribal communities expedite their census efforts as New Mexico First invites nominations for a redistricting task force.


People Not Politicians Oklahoma launched another initiative to put redistricting reform on the 2022 ballot.


The U.S. Supreme Court granted the Attorney General’s request for a stay.


Community advocates fear the Latino population may be undercounted in the 2020 Census.