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Dan Jenkins in Watertown Daily Times: Census must take prisoners into account

by Peter Wagner, October 20, 2009

Writing in the Watertown Daily Times, Daniel Jenkins calls for the Census Bureau to report prison populations separately so that counties like Franklin County, NY, can continue to draw districts without regard to the prison populations: Census must take prisoners into account.

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