How Does the 2020 Census Affect Representation? – A New PSA

United States Census 2020

How Does the 2020 Census Affect Representation?


How Does The 2020 Census Affect Representation?

There are 435 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives. These are distributed to the 50 states by population, and an accurate census count helps your state get the right amount of seats. Watch this new Public Service Announcement (PSA) by the U.S. Census Bureau to learn more about how census data will affect congressional representation in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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The Census Bureau provides resources to help ensure partners and stakeholders have the tools they need to effectively engage their communities.

PSAs are an effective way to educate the public about the importance of the 2020 Census and why participation matters. The PSA Toolkit enables partners and stakeholders to access produced PSAs or create their own using pre-approved messages.

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More PSAs are coming your way. Stay tuned for How Do I Take the 2020 Census?


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About the Census Bureau

We serve as the nation’s leading provider of quality data about its people and economy. The Census Bureau is the federal government's largest statistical agency. We are a scientific organization focused on data. Policy-makers, businesses, and the public use our information to make far-reaching decisions.