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U.S. Census

May 3, 2021

Judges hear arguments over Census’ contentious privacy tool

The fight over whether the U.S. Census Bureau can use a statistical technique to keep people's information private in the numbers used for drawing political districts on Monday was going before a judicial panel which must decide if the method provides enough data accuracy.

Nov 30, 2020

Supreme Court seems skeptical of Trump’s census plan

The Supreme Court sounded skeptical Monday that President Donald Trump could categorically exclude people living in the country illegally from the population count used to allot seats among the states in the House of Representatives.

Jul 9, 2020

Former judges comprise selection panel for redistricting commission

Gov. Tony Evers has announced the official application and selection processes for The People’s Maps Commission, a nonpartisan redistricting commission charged with drawing voting maps following the 2020 U.S. Census.

Jan 15, 2019

Judge bans citizenship question from 2020 census

The Trump administration cannot put a question about citizenship status on the 2020 census, a federal judge in New York ruled Friday in a boost to proponents of counting immigrants.

Jun 6, 2018

ACLU sues over plans for citizenship question on 2020 census

Civil-rights lawyers sued the U.S. Commerce Department on Wednesday to try to stop plans to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, calling it an unconstitutional attempt to discriminate against immigrants.


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