A New Delay for Census Numbers Could Scramble Congressional Elections

WASHINGTON — The delivery date for the 2020 census data used in redistricting, delayed first by the coronavirus pandemic and then by the Trump administration’s interference, now is so late that it threatens to scramble the 2022 elections, including races for Congress. The Census Bureau has concluded that it cannot release the population figures needed […]

Top US court seems sceptical of Trump ‘citizenship’ census plan

Conservative US Supreme Court justices on Monday appeared reluctant to issue a ruling immediately blocking a plan by President Donald Trump’s administration to exclude undocumented immigrants living in the United States from the population totals used to allocate congressional districts to states, even as they appeared sceptical of the plan itself. The court’s conservatives, who […]