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Advocates react to NY losing congressional seat with new census count

"People begging the state to engage in census outreach, nothing happened - 89 people. If there had been state outreach which began even in November or December of 2019, it's easy to see that we would've had hundreds of more people,” said Executive Director Susan Lerner.

Syracuse Council Explores Independent Redistricting After County Legislature Rejects It

Councilors Wednesday received a presentation from Susan Lerner, executive director of Common Cause New York, a statewide advocacy group that lobbies for better government processes. Lerner said the council’s current policy of letting its members draw the districts is a blatant conflict of interest.

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