Data & Research

A hand holds an "I voted" sticker in front of the San Antonio College Victory center polling center

Takeaways from a Record-Breaking Local Election

Saturday, May 1 marked Election Day, and while the final report is not out, the Unofficial Report from Bexar County gives us much to celebrate and discuss. For the last decade, SA2020 has tracked municipal voter turnout—specifically, how many San

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Painted heart at Pittman-Sullivan Park

Why One Year of COVID-19 Data Matters

For the past year, every evening, we have downloaded the daily data on the COVID-19 crisis from the City of San Antonio’s Metro Health Department. We know, for example, when reporting shifted from whole numbers to percentages and back again

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Why Tracking and Reporting on Race Matters

In the past month, public and private sector institutions have shown their ability to quickly meet the needs of San Antonians. The San Antonio Housing Authority suspended evictions of all public housing, CPS and SAWS ended service disconnections, and schools

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Thinking Beyond 2020

“What happens in 2020?” It’s our most frequently asked question. Though our community set goals for the year 2020, we all know that the work won’t end when the new decade begins. Next year, we’ll go back out to the

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