What do the census, voting rights and democracy have in common?

Emails made public by the Brennan Center show that President Donald Trump tried to speed up the census process before the 2020 elections.  (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Emails made public by the Brennan Center show that President Donald Trump tried to speed up the census process before the 2020 elections. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Posted January 21, 2022 at 10:21am

Emails made public by the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University Law School recently showed that officials under President Donald Trump tried whatever they could to rig the system for redistricting purposes. It and other government documents detailed clashes between the administration and the bureau’s experts in areas that had the potential of affecting the count and who gets elected. Mary C. Curtis sits down with Kelly Percival, with the Brennan Center’s Democracy Program to discuss what this all means.

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