The 2020 Census Could Be The Least Accurate Ever — And It’s Ending A Month Early

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Consider This : The 2020 Census Could Be The Least Accurate Ever — And It’s Ending A Month Early Image

The 2020 Census Could Be The Least Accurate Ever — And It’s Ending A Month Early

The Census Bureau has said it needs more time to complete their count of every person living in the country. But the Trump administration is ending the effort a month earlier than planned. Census experts worry it could lead to an undercount of historically under-represented groups.

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