Frank Green explores the harm prisoner miscount does to Virginia's democracy in "Census Boon?" in the Times-Dispatch. Calls for reform are coming from many corners, including the delegate who benefits the most from counting prisoners where they are incarcerated.

by Peter Wagner, January 22, 2007

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Frank Green explores the harm prisoner miscount does to Virginia’s democracy in Census Boon? in the Times-Dispatch. Calls for reform are coming from many corners, including the delegate who benefits the most from counting prisoners where they are incarcerated.


by Peter Wagner, January 22, 2007

Rzeczpospolita (Poland) quotes Executive Director Peter Wagner on the failure of mass incarceration to control crime in Co czwarty więzień to Amerykanin (Every fourth prisoner is an American).


by Peter Wagner, January 21, 2007

New York State Senator Eric Adams calls for the state to change how it counts prison populations during redistricting in The Empire Stakes: 2012 in Roll Call (subscription required).


by Peter Wagner, January 6, 2007

New York State Senator Liz Krueger cites our Importing Constituents: Prisoners and Political Clout in New York report in a blog post calling for an end to the practice of drawing legislative districts based on Census counts of prisoner populations.



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