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Is Mineral County — population 865 — really one of the fastest-growing counties in Colorado?

In census data released this month, tiny Mineral County looked like one of the fastest growing counties in the state. But officials say it’s not a boomtown -- it just waged an aggressive campaign to get more of its residents counted.

Growth

Remapping Colorado: Census data comes a few days early and the week ahead in redistricting

This is the first edition of a free, pop-up newsletter keeping you up-to-date on the 2021 redistricting process

Newsletters

Independent commission redrawing Colorado’s congressional map pushes its final deadline to Oct. 1

The commission extended a constitutional deadline because of a delay in getting population data from the U.S. Census Bureau

Politics and Government

Here’s where a preliminary map places Colorado’s new 8th Congressional District

Nonpartisan staffers unveiled an early map proposal Wednesday to the Independent Congressional Redistricting Commission. It’s based on 2019 population data.

Politics and Government

Opinion: Coloradans don’t just want politicians out of the redistricting process. We also want fair maps.

As a Mexican-American woman, I am not OK with political power being defined for my community based on data that has estimated me out of existence.

Opinion Columns

It’s official: Colorado will get an eighth congressional seat in 2022

It could take until around the end of the year for Colorado’s new congressional map to be finalized.

Politics and Government

On Edge: Heightened anxiety, depression are testing Colorado’s already-frayed safety nets

As coronavirus makes another virulent run through Colorado, a silent epidemic of mental health challenges is feeding on the anxiety and isolation of the pandemic.

Health

Supreme Court seems skeptical of Trump’s plan to exclude noncitizens from the census

No president has tried to do what Trump outlined in a memo in July: remove millions of noncitizens from the once-a-decade head count of the U.S. population.

Politics and Government

2020 Census comes to abrupt end, with Colorado almost entirely counted. Technically.

Experts question the accuracy of this year’s count given the chaotic behavior of the U.S. Census Bureau.

Politics and Government

In Colorado’s hard-to-count communities, census outreach and coronavirus support are one and the same

Another shift in deadline -- the Census Bureau now must continue until Oct. 31 -- throws a wrench into the mix

Politics and Government

As 2020 Census approaches finish line, Colorado looks to close the gap of who’s undercounted

While final results won’t be available for months, self-response rates are showing mixed results compared to 2010

Politics and Government

Who should represent Colorado? The answers take shape this week as census, redistricting hit key phases

Census takers will begin to go door-to-door Tuesday as the state moves forward with its first major step in drawing new political districts

Politics and Government

Opinion: Why we need to reach hard-to-count Coloradans. There’s a lot at stake.

Opinion Columns

2020 forecast: Colorado is getting older and narrowing the housing gap, but really needs middle-wage jobs

A look at Colorado's past and future for predictions about the state's aging population, how the current construction boom compares to the ’70s and more

Business

Colorado’s inequality is growing — but still under the national average

Colorado's inequality ticked upwards after several years of decline, according to a new census report

Growth

As rural Colorado fears being overlooked in 2020 census, some question spending money on outreach

The stakes for the census count are real: A study estimates a loss of $63 million for a 1% undercount of Colorado residents

Politics and Government