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Voting & Elections 02.1.2019

All The Reasons The 2020 Census Is Shaping Up To Be A Disaster

John Marion says Rhode Island represents the “ghost of Christmas future.” Last spring, the Ocean State was home to the first and only trial run for the 2020 census, which was conducted in 637,000-strong, immigrant-heavy Providence County.

‘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.

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