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Shelby County in danger of dropping House seat after Census

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 27, 2020 8:39 AM CT | Published: August 27, 2020 4:00 AM CT
<strong>Federal data show 60.6% of Shelby County households have responded to U.S. Census surveys, about 2% fewer than the 2010 rate.</strong> (John Amis/Associated Press file)

Federal data show 60.6% of Shelby County households have responded to U.S. Census surveys, about 2% fewer than the 2010 rate. (John Amis/Associated Press file)

One of Shelby County’s 14 state House seats could disappear because of a dwindling population and low participation in the 2020 Census, putting Democrats in jeopardy of losing ground.

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Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard is a Nashville-based reporter with more than 30 years of journalism experience as a writer, editor and columnist covering the state Legislature and Tennessee politics for The Daily Memphian.


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