California’s Census Response Is Strong, but Concerns Remain Eric McGhee, Jennifer Paluch September 30 2020 California’s Census 2020 response rate is currently ahead of the rest of the country. Still, a number of challenges—including uncertainty as to the census deadline for completing field work—could put a complete count at risk.
Shorter Timeline Threatens Census Count Eric McGhee, Jennifer Paluch August 11 2020 As the in-person follow-up phase of Census 2020 gets underway, COVID-19 and an earlier-than-expected deadline pose challenges for ensuring a complete count.
Census Responses Lagging during COVID-19 Eric McGhee, Sarah Bohn, Courtney Lee, Jennifer Paluch, Tess Thorman June 11 2020 California’s self-response rate so far on the 2020 Census is lower than ten years ago, but it is slightly higher than for the nation as a whole.
Counting Californians and Holding Elections in a Pandemic Lori Pottinger April 1 2020 For Census Day, we talked to California Secretary of State Alex Padilla about challenges the COVID-19 pandemic brings to counting Californians for Census 2020 as well as to holding elections in November.