Minority Communities of Interest Need Every Second with Census Data

Reporter Stepahnie Akin highlights why shortening the delay, even by four days, is helpful to communities trying to organize around redistricting.

Via Roll Call -"Getting the data early and in a more readable format is especially important to minority communities who need accurate population estimates to support their arguments for where district lines should be drawn to represent their shared interests, said Scott Martinez, a partner at Martinez and Partners law firm who drew congressional maps that were adopted by the courts in Colorado in 2001 and 2011."

Census data release will start House redistricting scramble - Roll Call