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Runaway Redistricting: How the Rush to Redistricting Can Leave Communities Behind

Fact SheetResearch and Reports

With the adjusted census timeline, states will receive population data needed for redistricting several months later than in previous census cycles. Common Cause details, in this report, the likely impact of this new schedule; in addition to recommendations for ensuring a transparent and inclusive redistricting process.

Common Cause v. Trump

Legal Filings

Common Cause v. Trump challenges President Trump’s Executive Order to exclude undocumented people from being counted in congressional district apportionment.

Voting & Elections 03.20.2020

Common Cause Urges COVID-19 Stimulus to Include 5 Key Priorities to Ensure a Healthy Democracy

Letter to Government Officials

Guide: Legal Considerations for Stakeholders Planning Get Out the Count Activities

There are laws guiding census and field outreach that stakeholders will need to keep in mind when planning their outreach. Census stakeholders have compiled many resources to help educate communities on legal safeguards that are in place to protect the confidentiality of responses. This section will help stakeholders quickly identify topline messages and frequently asked questions about census data confidentiality and guidelines for Get Out the Count activity.

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