The census isn’t always right. Here’s what cities can do when they think it’s wrong.

Michaelle Bond | Monday, November 25, 2019, The Philadelphia Inquirer

In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau came up against Pennsylvania’s often confusing boundaries for local governments. And at the border of Chester and Delaware Counties, the census got it wrong.

Census Bureau officials, responsible for the comprehensive decennial counting of the nation’s population, determined later that they had incorrectly counted some residents of Thornbury Township, Chester County, as living in a neighboring Delaware County township of the same name.

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Foundation funds will help PA 2020 Census efforts

Kate Giammarise | Tuesday, September 3, 2019, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The William Penn Foundation has awarded $1 million toward 2020 Census outreach efforts in Pennsylvania.

The money is to help the Keystone Counts coalition, a nonpartisan group of organizations working across the state, to ensure a complete count in next year’s census, the Philadelphia-based foundation announced Tuesday.

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Redistricting reform proposal advances in Pa. Legislature ahead of 2020 Census

Wallace McKelvey | Wednesday, May 23, 2018, Harrisburg Patriot News

A proposal that would create a citizens’ congressional redistricting commission, with members chosen by elected officials, has advanced toward a full Senate vote.

Senate Bill 22, as amended on Tuesday, sets out plans for an 11-member commission to supervise the redrawing of congressional lines. It was unanimously approved by the Senate State Government Committee.

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