Tag:Census

  • Redistricting process to focus first on criteria, hearings

    The N.C. General Assembly’s election mapmakers will spend the next week debating and adopting criteria for this year’s redistricting process. The process will produce new maps for 2022 elections to the state House and Senate, along with North Carolina’s delegation to the U.S. House of Representatives. As early as this…

  • Lawmakers: NC cities can delay 2021 local elections

    Local municipalities will be allowed to delay their 2021 elections one year, under a bill passed in the North Carolina Senate on Monday evening by a vote of 33-14. The bill would extend current elected municipal officials’ time in office by one year while allowing any new candidates more time…

  • How Much Information Do You Have to Give the Census?

    RALEIGH — When Rockingham County resident Eric Smith found the 2010 U.S. Census waiting for him in the mailbox, he immediately went in the house and filled it out. However, this North Carolinian — one of more than 4 million in the state to receive the government form — answered…

  • The Utah Beachhead

    State lawmakers will have a hard enough time redrawing their own districts and balancing the state's budget this year without having to draw a new congressional map to reapportion after losing the 13th, but that may be what has to happen.