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In this Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019 photo, Jerome Dillard poses in Milwaukee. Dillard, a former inmate who is now the state director of Milwaukee-based advocacy group Ex-incarcerated People Organizing, supports ending prison gerrymandering. A longstanding U.S. Census Bureau policy for counting inmates as prison residents means a significant portion of Milwaukee’s poorest neighborhoods will be undercounted because their incarceration rates are among the highest in the nation.  (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Correction: Census-Prison Gerrymandering story

Nov. 18, 2019 1:56 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — In a story Nov. 17 about how the U.S. Census Bureau counts prisoners, The Associated Press misspelled the first name of a Villanova University professor. The correct spelling is Brianna Remster. A corrected version of the story is below: Census counting of prisoners becomes partisan...