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by Peter Wagner,
October 24, 2006
Blog Reload uses our new interactive tool to write about how the Census Bureau’s method of counting prisoners as prison town residents results in Prison-based Gerrymandering
The New York Times‘ coverage of how the Census Bureau’s prison miscount harms rural voters is getting a lot of play in blogs, including on Talkleft, Legal Ruralism, Smogr Data Detectives, and Geography101 plus a followup on Geography 101.
Letter explaining why counting prison populations as residents of Coxsackie, New York undermines democracy by causing vote dilution.
Brent Staples cites our research and calls on the Census Bureau to stop fueling prison-based gerrymandering in a post on the New York Times editorial writers’ blog: The Census: Phantom Constituents.
We are leading the movement to protect our democracy from the Census Bureau's prison miscount.
We curate a searchable database of 2,700+ original research reports, organizing each entry by topic and adding brief summaries.
Our report that shows the number of people who are locked up in all of the different types of facilities and why they are there.
State-by-State Incarceration Rates by Race/Ethnicity
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