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Voters Sue for Fair Maps in Wisconsin

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, a group of voters sued Wisconsin to ensure the state enacts new district maps before the next election cycle. The release of new census data yesterday, which illustrated the population and demographic shifts in the state over the last decade, has made the current congressional and legislative maps unconstitutionally malapportioned, the complaint alleges.

Census Bureau Releases Redistricting Data

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In a live-streamed press conference on Thursday, the U.S. Census Bureau released the demographic-level data from last year’s national survey that will be used in the redistricting process. The data includes regional-level information including population amounts for cities, towns and counties, as well as demographics about who lives within each state and where. Race, sex, ethnicity and age data are also included.

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