Virginia Wants Raw Census Numbers

In a case being watched across the country, the State of Virginia asks a federal court to approve its new law requiring use of raw census numbers for redistricting instead of numbers statistically adjusted by the Census Bureau.

September 22, 2000, 5:00 AM PDT

By Abhijeet Chavan @http://twitter.com/legalaidtech


The debate over sampling and the 2000 Census continues with the State of Virginia asking a federal court to approve its new law requiring use of raw census numbers for redistricting instead of numbers statistically adjusted by the Census Bureau. Census officials "expect the adjusted figures to be more accurate because they will include millions of people -- mainly minorities and the poor -- who were missed by thecount."

Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan

Friday, September 22, 2000 in The Washington Post

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