News Counts is a collaborative project to protect the 2020 Census (and help journalists get the best stories out of it)

By Matt Collins Article may include affiliate links

The 2020 United States Census will offer an electronic response option for the first time in American history — but we don’t know much about how that data will be kept secure. The Trump administration also intends to ask respondents whether they are U.S. citizens — a plan that now faces a multi-state lawsuit. Oh, and the actual position of U.S. Census director has been vacant for over a year (though there’s finally a nominee).

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