Census

In this image from video provided by the U.S. Census Bureau, acting director of the U.S. Census Bureau Ron Jarmin speaks as a graphic showing the U.S. population as of April 1, 2020, is displayed during a virtual news conference Monday, April 26, 2021. The Census Bureau is releasing the first data from its 2020 headcount. (U.S. Census Bureau via AP)

U.S. Census Bureau releases first batch of data

The battle over how districts are drawn up has commenced after the U.S. Census Bureau released their first batch of data detailing U.S. demographics. State legislators and independent commissions are now champing-at-the-bit to hash out how to redraw congressional districts.