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Think Tank discusses congressional representation, vote audit

Apr 30, 2021, 12:15 PM
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(AP Photo/John Raoux)
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To the astonishment of every observer, Arizona will not get a 10th congressional seat as a result of the 2020 U.S. Census.

As a professional survey researcher, I’ll share professional knowledge and explain why Arizona didn’t get the 10th congressional seat, and why a better count would have certainly done so.

The result: We not only lose congressional and electoral college clout, we will also lose many millions of dollars in federal aid each year over the next decade.

We then move to a discussion of the legislature, with David Lujan, former legislative leader and executive director of the Center for Economic Progress.

Essentially, legislative actions have been in three areas: abortion, taxes, and voting restrictions.

We conclude with a brief discussion of the “audit” of the Maricopa County 2020 vote occurring at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

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