Count Indictment

“In addition to determining how many seats in the U.S. House each state has, census data touches almost every corner of American life, including business, education and polling, to name a few. ‘These numbers are the gold standard body of statistics that make the country run.'” FiveThirtyEight: How The Citizenship Question Could Break The Census. (You can’t even count on counting anymore.)

+ NPR: The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court appear split along ideological lines on whether a citizenship question can be included on forms for the upcoming 2020 census. (A major issue splitting Americans along ideological lines? Count on it.)

+ See 200 Years Of Twists And Turns Of Census Citizenship Questions.

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