Census Bureau Announces Delay

2021-02-13T18:44:53+00:00February 13th, 2021|

(CNN)The redrawing of seats in the US House of Representatives will be delayed by several months, officials announced Friday, with states unlikely to receive the detailed population numbers that are typically released in the spring until the end of September. The Census Bureau announced September 30 as its new target for releasing the numbers used in statehouses nationwide for the once-a-decade task of drawing new congressional districts. This process determines the political power of communities, with long-lasting impacts. The redistricting numbers are typically released by April 1, and the Census [...]