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Release of 2020 census data starts countdown to congressional redistricting

Aug 12, 2021
Redrawing congressional maps is an expensive process — one that will shape U.S. politics for the next 10 years.
People gathered at the Supreme Court in June 2019 as decisions on census questions were handed down. The Census Bureau released its first local data Thursday.
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Voting rights advocates equate fees to modern-day poll tax

In most states, a felony conviction can result in the loss of voting rights for some period of time.
Voters cast ballots in Chestertown, Maryland, in October 2018.
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State-level redistricting fights involve plenty of money moves

Sep 3, 2018
The Labor Day weekend signals the last campaigning and fundraising push before the midterm elections.
Activists march to Senate Hart Office Building June 25, 2018 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Common Cause, American Promise, Take Back Our Republic and Represent Us and Fix It America co-hosted an event and visits to congressional members from New Mexico to urge the Congress to support 'the Fix It America Constitutional Amendment to reign in the influence of big money in politics and curb the abuses of gerrymandering in the redistricting process.'
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