Internal Census document: Shorter count risks 'serious errors' - Roll Call

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According to a Census Bureau document leaked to congressional Democrats, the shortened schedule for the 2020 headcount threatens the integrity of data.
Census Bureau officials concluded the shortened timeframe for the 2020 count could lead to "serious errors" in the data used to apportion congressional seats and more, according to an internal agency document released Wednesday by congressional Democrats.

The document, which appears to be part of an Aug. 3 presentation marked "not for public distribution," outlines several risks presented by the current plan to end in-person counting on Sept. 30. Previously, administration officials said they were confident the agency could complete the count in the…
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