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photo = Census Field Worker Approaching House California’s Census Response Is Strong, but Concerns Remain 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. Read More
photo - Census 2020 Form and US Flag Shorter Timeline Threatens Census Count 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. Read More
photo - Census 2020 Form and US Flag Census Responses Lagging during COVID-19 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. Read More
Photo of tract housing in California Counting Californians and Holding Elections in a Pandemic 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. Read More
photo - Census 2020 Form and US Flag Motivating Californians to Fill Out the 2020 Census New US Census Bureau research shows that awareness of the potential community benefits, and other factors, can improve participation in the upcoming census. Read More
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