The Daily Utah Chronicle

Edwards: The Manipulative Motive Behind a Census Citizenship Question

Edwards: The Manipulative Motive Behind a Census Citizenship Question

By Sheely Edwards

July 15, 2019

  In preparation for the decennial census, the Federal Government has to prepare and print more than 1.5 billion sheets of paper to be mailed out in 2020. Printing begins six months early in order to ensure that the questionnaire is ready in time. So far, it seems that the Trump administration has m...

Alvarado: Electoral Districts Are a Threat to Democracy

Alvarado: Electoral Districts Are a Threat to Democracy

By Andrea Alvarado

November 27, 2018

  A representative democracy is designed to safeguard the interests of the population. Electoral districts must be redrawn every ten years by the state legislature, which in the state of Utah, has been overwhelmingly Republican. This tradition has allowed Republicans to manufacture districts to fav...

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