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Census Delays Complicate California’s Election Process March 3 2021 Delays in the 2020 Census due to COVID-19 mean that the state’s redistricting commission will set legislative boundaries later than originally planned, which could cause challenges for California’s election timelines.
California’s Census Response Is Strong, but Concerns Remain 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 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 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.
Video: A Conversation with Secretary of State Alex Padilla June 10 2020 Secretary of State Padilla talks with PPIC’s Mark Baldassare about addressing racial discrimination and discusses conducting a census count and an election during COVID-19.