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Hansi Lo Wang

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Hansi Lo Wang (he/him) is a correspondent for NPR reporting on voting.

Wang was the first journalist to uncover plans by former President Donald Trump's administration to end 2020 census counting early.

His investigation into the decades-long campaign for a census citizenship question was honored by the Society of Professional Journalists with a Sigma Delta Chi Award.

Wang's coverage of the Trump administration's failed push for the question earned him the American Statistical Association's Excellence in Statistical Reporting Award. He has also received a National Headliner Award for his reporting from the remote village in Alaska where the 2020 count officially began.

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The Supreme Court could radically reshape elections for president and Congress

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Voters line up to cast their ballots in the 2020 presidential election in Durham, N.C. The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a North Carolina redistricting case this fall about how much power state legislatures have over how federal elections are run. Gerry Broome/AP hide caption

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How the Supreme Court could radically reshape elections for president and Congress

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A voter presents identification at a polling site for the 2020 elections in New Orleans. The U.S. Supreme Court has temporarily blocked a lower court's order for the creation of a second majority Black congressional district in the state. Gerald Herbert/AP hide caption

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Volunteers take part in a 2004 voter outreach event in Dearborn, Mich., organized by the Arab American Institute. While there is no federal requirement for Arabic-language ballots, the city of Dearborn recently started requiring election materials to be translated into Arabic. Bill Pugliano/Getty Images hide caption

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A federal law requires translated voting ballots, but not in Arabic or Haitian Creole

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The Biden administration is starting a process that could change how the U.S. census and federal surveys ask about people's racial and ethnic identities by 2024. RLT_Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Election worker Monica Ging processes a ballot for Pennsylvania's primaries in May at the Chester County Voter Services office in West Chester, Pa. Matt Slocum/AP hide caption

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How undated ballots could affect Pennsylvania's GOP Senate race and voters' rights

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Election workers in Pennsylvania's Chester County review mail-in and absentee ballots for the 2020 general election in West Chester, Pa. A number of Republican state lawmakers who helped pass a law that expanded mail-in voting are now suing to get it thrown out. Matt Slocum/AP hide caption

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A mail-in voting law is under attack by Pennsylvania GOP lawmakers who passed it

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The economic impacts of a Census miscount

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Once Derided As Graft, Earmarks Just Helped Congress Pass A Bipartisan Budget Deal

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A Census Bureau worker waits to gather information from people during a 2020 census promotional event in New York City. Brendan McDermid/Reuters hide caption

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The 2020 census had big undercounts of Black people, Latinos and Native Americans

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Demonstrators hold signs saying "Count Me In" outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., in 2019, when the court blocked former President Donald Trump's administration from adding a citizenship question to 2020 census forms. Carlos Barria/Reuters hide caption

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U.S. Census Bureau Director Robert Santos began serving as the first Latino to head the federal government's largest statistical agency in January. Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call via Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. census director says the bureau needs to reduce chances of meddling after Trump

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