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By Stefanie Jackson – Due to COVID-19, the 2020 U.S. presidential election will be “unprecedented,” and nonpartisan administrators are working to ensure “the voting process moves safely and securely,” Gov. Ralph Northam said during a press briefing Sept. 15. Election officials anticipate a high number of absentee voters, which are...
By Carol Vaughn — Eastern Shore residents still have time to fill out their 2020 U. S. census questionnaire if they have not yet done so. “It’s not too late to complete the census and we are encouraging people to go ahead and do it online at www.2020census.gov. Otherwise, enumerators are...
By Linda Cicoira The 2020 census could be a problem in Accomack County. Along with misconceptions about reporting your existence to the Census Bureau, there’s an old issue. Twenty years ago it was somehow reported that 5,000 people lived on one small lot at Trails End. “We proved to those people (the...
By Stefanie Jackson – Bill O’ Hare, a professional demographer from Cape Charles, informed Northampton supervisors Tuesday that when the county participates in the 2020 U.S. Census, if the count misses 1 percent of the population, or 120 people, it would mean a loss of $7 million in federal...