Census Results Come In

Posted by on Aug 19, 2021 in Current Events
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Data from the 2020 Census was released last week. Credit: Maria Dryfhout/Shutterstock

This week’s Election Central post gives a summary of the new population data gathered from the most recent national Census..

Once a decade, the federal government completes a population count to determine each state’s congressional and state-level representation. The federal government also uses this data to guide the distribution of funding to local communities every year. On August 12, 2021, the U.S. Census Bureau released the data collected for the most recent 2020 census. Here, Election Central takes a closer look at the outcome.

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