We’re going to get one of the first looks at the decennial count of all Americans today – the census.
The US Census Bureau is expected to release “apportionment” numbers today, the figures which decide how many representative seats each state gets in the US House of Representatives. Seats are based on population.
As experts are already pointing out, this year’s census was especially challenging, with pressure from both the pandemic and the Trump administration.
Here’s more from Michael McDonald, an expert in US elections: