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The League reached out to welcome Director Santos who was confirmed to the Census Bureau earlier this year. Census work is incredibly important to our democracy.
LWVUS joins partners asking OMB to revise standards for federal data on race and ethnicity (Legal Document)
LWVUS joined partners on a letter asking the Acting Director of the Office of Management and Budget to move forward with revising the standards for federal data on race and ethnicity.
League Joins Call to Support the For the People Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act (Legal Document)
The League joined a letter led by the Leadership Conference in support of two critical pieces of legislation needed to protect the freedom to vote: For the People Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights…
LWVUS with over 100 organizations urges Senators to cosponsor the bipartisan 2020 Census Deadline Extensions Act to extend the deadlines for delivering apportionment and redistricting data
LWVUS joined a statement by Advancing Justice, Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, and National Conference on Citizenship to warn inappropriate data for redistricting.
LWV urges President Biden to rescind Executive Order 13380 and cease the creation of a citizenship database (Legal Document)
LWV joined other census and redistricting champions in calling for the recission of EO 13380, which mandated the Census Bureau creation of a block-level citizenship database.
LWVUS sent a letter to Senate and House leadership outlining our continued support for the legislation commonly referred to as HR1 or the For the People Act.
LWVUS is urging Congress to extend the statutory reporting deadlines that the U.S. Census must follow when sending apportionment numbers to the President and sending redistricting data to the states.
The League joined coalition partners in urging the U.S. Senate to extend statutory reporting deadlines for apportionment and redistricting data, to give the U.S. Census Bureau sufficient time to…
LWVUS and Common Cause have written a letter to Census Bureau Director Steven Dillingham asking him to commit to a fair and accurate census count.