SCOOP: has confirmed the Census Bureau is cutting #2020Census door knocking at unresponsive homes a month short, ending on Sept. 30, amid growing concerns that the White House is pressuring the bureau to stop counting soon for political gain.
Wow. colleague reveals the Census Bureau means to end face-to-face counts one month early. The change increases the odds of an undercount of hard to reach groups, such as people of color.
We need everyone to take 5 minutes and go online (or call by phone) to complete the 2020 Census. It’s critical that everyone be counted! Self-respond to the census at or by calling 1-844-330-2020.
please for the love of god fill out your census and tell your family and friends and neighbors, post in on Next Door, tell your clients and your sources and your enemies and your sixth grade teacher.
The Census and the Post Office are the only domestic government operations mentioned in the constitution. There is growing evidence that Trump is mismanaging both for partisan reasons.
The Census Bureau is cutting short critical door-knocking efforts for the 2020 census amid growing concerns among Democrats in Congress that the White House is pressuring the bureau to wrap up counting soon for political gain, NPR has learned.
NEW: The Census Bureau is sending mixed signals about when it plans to finish counting for the #2020Census amid growing concerns among Democrats in Congress that the White House is pressuring the bureau to stop counting soon for political gain. My story
When nearly 4 out of 10 American households are still uncounted, a surprise decision to cut the Census count short in the middle of a pandemic is unpatriotic, illogical and immoral.
"It's going to be impossible to complete the count in time," said one of the bureau employees, an area manager who oversees local census offices. "I'm very fearful we're going to have a massive undercount."
"The end result would be over-representation for the White non-Hispanic population and greater undercounts for all other populations including the traditionally hard-to-count" - Census Door Knocking Cut A Month
Keeping the #Census2020 count low in Black & Latinx areas is a key GOP strategy for distorting democracy & retaining power. It's central for expanding their seats in Congress & cutting funds for Blue States. The Census Bureau is now making sure it happens.
Census Door Knocking Cut A Month Short Amid Pressure To Finish Count
Healthy democracies do not permit politicized interference in public data collection. Census Door Knocking Cut A Month Short Amid Pressure To Finish Count
📢 At #demographers: Sound the 🚨🚨🚨!!! If we cut the data collection short there will be a MASSIVE undercount! Census Door Knocking Cut A Month Short Amid Pressure To Finish Count
Census 2020: "Census Door Knocking Cut a Month Short Amid Pressure to Finish Count" (via )
The GOP is clearly trying to hold onto political power by interfering with the census. If they don't go in-person, black people, latinos, low-income populations, and immigrants will be underrepresented.