Census undercount

September 23, 2020

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For NYT Opinion, Gus Wezerek and Andrew Whitby on what might happen if the count ends on September 30:

Times Opinion predicted how many people would remain uncounted on Sept. 30, based on each state’s current response rate. Our analysis shows that those undercounts will cheat some states — mostly Republican — out of federal funding and one state out of a congressional seat.