Hansi Lo Wang
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.
The U.S. census asked for more details about people's race and ethnicity in 2020 than ever before. New results show how many responded with identities such as Irish, Jamaican, Arab and Salvadoran.
The U.S. Supreme Court's decision to reject the most extreme version of the "independent state legislature theory" is expected to bring some stability to the 2024 elections — and invite more lawsuits.
Justice Neil Gorsuch tacked on a handful of sentences to a 2021 Supreme Court ruling, planting the seeds of a legal fight that could further weaken Voting Rights Act protections for people of color.
The Biden administration is proposing that the U.S. census and federal surveys change how Latinos are asked about their race and ethnicity and add a checkbox for "Middle Eastern or North African."