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‘This is going to determine who represents you’: Experts discuss 2020 census’ effect on redistricting

Redistricting and the census are typically not in the same conversation, but census experts showed how the two go hand in hand at a conference Friday.

Voting & Elections 01.16.2019

RI Officials Cheer Court Order To Remove Citizenship Question From 2020 Census

A federal judge has rejected a proposed citizenship question for the 2020 Census. John Bender reports, Rhode Island communities were among the plaintiffs in the suit.

Raimondo creates committee to promote Census participation

Gov. Gina Raimondo is assembling a committee to make sure as many people living in Rhode Island as possible, preferably all of them, are counted in the 2020 Census.

Fear of census common for immigrants in R.I.

Omar Bah had sequestered himself on the back porch of a relative’s home, all the better to work on his doctoral dissertation, when he heard three hard knocks on the door. “They knocked on the door, very hard, like a police knock,” said Bah, an immigrant from The Gambia and executive director of Providence’s Refugee Dream Center.

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