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Census Delays Complicate California’s Election Process March 3 2021 Delays in the 2020 Census due to COVID-19 mean that the state’s redistricting commission will set legislative boundaries later than originally planned, which could cause challenges for California’s election timelines.
Diversity in the California Statehouse December 17 2020 White lawmakers account for a disproportionately large share of the legislature, while Latinos are underrepresented. But the legislature has gotten more diverse in recent years.
Video: A Conversation with Secretary of State Alex Padilla June 10 2020 Secretary of State Padilla talks with PPIC’s Mark Baldassare about addressing racial discrimination and discusses conducting a census count and an election during COVID-19.
Video: Mobilizing the Inland Empire for the Census—and for the Future June 19 2019 At an event co-hosted by PPIC and the University of California, Riverside’s Center for Social Innovation, an expert panel discusses the Inland Empire’s community outreach approach for the 2020 Census and how the region aims to build this capacity for the long term.
California 2020: Census and Elections Are Important to Californians June 12 2019 With the next national census and the presidential election coming up next year, overwhelming majorities of Californians place great importance on participating in them.