by Haya Luftig
March 7, 2018
Jeffrey M. Wice is a Fellow at the SUNY Rockefeller Institute of Government where he directs a statewide census and redistricting program and is a leader in New York Counts 2020 a census complete count effort. He has over 35 years of experience working in redistricting, voting rights and census law and is considered a national expert.
Mr. Wice has assisted many state legislative leaders, Members of Congress, and other state and local government officials on redistricting and voting rights matters across the nation. He served as a counsel to President Bill Clinton’s appointees to the 2000 federal Census Monitoring Board. Working with the JCPA, Mr. Wice is also the Executive Director of the National Association of Jewish Legislators.
In New York, he helped create the first non-profit census complete count committee called New York Counts in 1990. During the 2010 census cycle, he organized a statewide effort for the New York State Senate and helped develop the 2010 state census local grants program.