Anthony E. Fairfax is a Demographic Consultant and President of CensusChannel LLC. For over 20 years, Mr. Fairfax worked as a demographic data & mapping consultant. Specializing in redistricting, he has personally developed hundreds of redistricting plans covering 22 different states.
During the span of his consulting tenure, Mr. Fairfax provided redistricting services and training to numerous non-profit and public sector groups. A partial list of these organizations include:
- Advancement Project;
- African American Redistricting Collaborative of California;
- Congressional Black Caucus Institute;
- Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus;
- National NAACP;
- NAACP Legal Defense Fund (LDF);
- One Voice;
- Southern Coalition for Social Justice;
- Young Elected Officials (YEO) Network.
Mr. Fairfax worked as an expert providing redistricting plans, research and analysis for several court cases. Recently, he was an expert witness for one of the plaintiffs in the recent Texas court case (Perez vs State of Texas). In addition, he was selected as the Project Director and Consulting Demographer for the Congressional Black Caucus Institute’s (CBC Institute) Redistricting Project. Ten years prior, during the 2000 redistricting cycle, he was the CBC Institute’s Consulting Demographer as well.
Mr. Fairfax has published two unique books: A Step-by-Step Guide to Using Census 2000 Data (2004); and The Democratic Trend Phenomenon (2008). He is an Electrical Engineering graduate of Virginia Tech and resides in Hampton, Virginia.