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Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge Talks Gerrymandering on Forward Nation Radio
MONDAY, FEB 19, 2018

Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge Talks Gerrymandering on Forward Nation Radio

Hear Social Explorer's co-founder and president Andrew Beveridge on the latest episode of Forward Nation Radio. Host David Leventhal interviews Beveridge about the Supreme Court redistricting case Gill v. Whitford, the contested Pennsylvania redistricting plan and more. Beveridge shares insight on the redistricting process, his experience in the field, and the potential impact of recent gerrymandering cases on equal representation. Dr. Beveridge helped write an ... more
Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge on CNN Discussing Citizenship and the Census [VIDEO]
SUNDAY, JAN 28, 2018

Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge on CNN Discussing Citizenship and the Census [VIDEO]

Social Explorer's co-founder and president Andrew Beveridge appeared on CNN's Smerconish Show along with Justin Levitt of Loyola Law School this weekend to discuss the ramifications of adding a question about citizenship to the Decennial Census.  Host Michael Smerconish introduced the citizenship question issue: If the Justice Department gets its way, the census takers who go door to door in 2020 will be asking a new question--one about citizens... more
Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge on Counting Citizenship in the Washington Post
THURSDAY, JAN 25, 2018

Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge on Counting Citizenship in the Washington Post

A new article in The Washington Post features Social Explorer co-founder and president Andrew Beveridge. In "Potential citizenship question in 2020 Census could shift power to rural America," reporter Michael Scherer writes about the renewed push for the Census Bureau to count citizens and its potential impact: A request by the Justice Department to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census could shift the nation’s balance of political power from cities t... more
Social Explorer’s Andrew Beveridge Collaborates on Pennsylvania Gerrymandering Case Brief
TUESDAY, JAN 23, 2018

Social Explorer’s Andrew Beveridge Collaborates on Pennsylvania Gerrymandering Case Brief

Yesterday, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court struck down the state’s congressional district map on the grounds that it was too partisan. Social Explorer Co-Founder and CEO Andrew Beveridge contributed to an amicus brief for the trial filed by the law firm Paul Weiss. Professor Beveridge is a nationally recognized research scholar in the area of redistricting and an expert on drawing district lines. In a five to two opinion, the judges wrote that the boundaries "clearly, plainl... more
Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge in Talking Points Memo on the Census
FRIDAY, JAN 12, 2018

Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge in Talking Points Memo on the Census

Population equality is the main criteria for creating legislative districts in the US, but many political forces, fortified by the Trump administration, could drastically alter how people are counted and how districts are drawn. The Talking Points Memo article "Trump DOJ Could Effectively Be Reviving A Long-Term Attack On Voting Rights" by Tierney Sneed delves into the issues from court challenges to agency leadership. Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge comments on the... more
Social Explorer’s Andrew Beveridge in Supreme Court Amicus Brief
WEDNESDAY, SEP 06, 2017

Social Explorer’s Andrew Beveridge in Supreme Court Amicus Brief

A challenge to a partisan redistricting plan in Wisconsin goes before the Supreme Court this fall in the case of Gill v. Whitford. In the New York Times article “The New Front in the Gerrymandering Wars: Democracy vs. Math,” Emily Bazelon writes of the significance of the case, “The outcome of the Supreme Court’s decision in Gill v. Whitford is likely to shape American politics for years and perhaps decades to come." Social Explorer Co-Founder and... more
Texas in Depth: The Path of Hurricane Harvey
TUESDAY, AUG 29, 2017

Texas in Depth: The Path of Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey devastated Texas and the rain continues to fall. At least 10 people died and countless homes have flooded. Using Social Explorer’s American Community Survey maps and data, we took a look at the hardest hit areas to find out more about those most affected. Texas Governor Abbott declared a state of emergency in 30 counties, which has since been expanded to 58 counties. The following map highlights the disaster area, which includes 11,083,255 residents&mdas... more
Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge Analyzes Elections at the ACS Data Users Conference
WEDNESDAY, MAY 10, 2017

Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge Analyzes Elections at the ACS Data Users Conference

Social Explorer's co-founder and CEO Andrew Beveridge will be speaking at the soldout American Community Survey Data Users Conference this Thursday in Alexandria, VA. Professor Beveridge and collaborator Professor Shige Song will present Is it Still the Economy Stupid? A Spatial Regression Analysis of the 2016 Presidential Election Using the American Community Survey Data and Other Materials. They are featured in the breakout session on Using the ACS for M... more
NY Times Article on Banned Immigrant Groups Features Social Explorer Data and Analysis
TUESDAY, JAN 31, 2017

NY Times Article on Banned Immigrant Groups Features Social Explorer Data and Analysis

Donald Trump's executive order severely restricts immigration from seven Muslim countries, suspends refugee admission for 120 days, and bans Syrian refugees indefinitely. The New York Times feature "Immigrants From Banned Nations: Educated, Mostly Citizens and Found in Every State" explores the demographics of American residents from these seven countries. Susan Weber and Andrew A. Beveridge of Socialexplorer.com analyzed the American Community Survey for the article and maps. ... more
Social Explorer Data at the Museum of the City of New York
FRIDAY, NOV 18, 2016

Social Explorer Data at the Museum of the City of New York

The Museum of the City of New York's new exhibit New York at Its Core includes maps based on Social Explorer data. Watch the city demographics change over the decades in the video displays.   The Museum of the City of New York Presents: New York at Its Core What made New York New York? Follow the story of the city’s rise from a striving Dutch village to today’s “Capital of the World,” and consider its future in our changing world. ... more