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Never Voted With Fair Maps: Q and A with Love Caesar

As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to hear a historic challenging to partisan gerrymandering in North Carolina, Love Caesar, an NC A&T student, gives her perspective on the state of gerrymandering and voting rights.

01.15.2019

Today’s Ruling on the Census Citizenship Question Still Leaves Room for Worry

The Trump Administration is playing politics with Census 2020. That is the exact reason why a federal judge in New York has now delivered a major blow to Trump’s war on immigrants.

Voting & Elections 09.26.2018

Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross Lies About Census 2020 Citizenship Question

After a recent deposition, it appears Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross lied to Congress about the controversial "citizenship question" the Trump Administration wants to add to the 2020 Census.

Democracy Counts Newsletter, September

Democracy Counts is a monthly publication to update advocates, media, and interested persons on the latest census news, provide resources for advocates, and connect the census to issues you care about.

Democracy Counts Newsletter, July

Welcome to the inaugural issue of Democracy Counts, a monthly publication to update advocates, media, and interested persons on the latest census news, provide resources for advocates, and connect the census to issues you care about.

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