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Blog Post · July 17, 2018

Video: 2020 Census: What’s at Stake for California?

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The decennial census plays an essential role in American democracy. The stakes are huge for California—the state stands to lose political representation and federal funding if there is a significant undercount—and 2020 is fast approaching. At a time when straightforward facts are in short supply, PPIC is providing essential, objective information about the importance of an accurate census count in California.

In this video, PPIC research director Sarah Bohn explains why the census is of particular importance to the Golden State this time around.

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Census decennial census Economy Health & Safety Net K–12 Education Political Landscape Population
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