“The online portal for the 2020 census went live Thursday, giving Americans the opportunity to self respond to the survey on the internet for the first time.”
“Rather than waiting for a canvasser to call or show up on their doorstep unannounced, Americans can now head online to fill out the survey. It’s a decision that came with huge challenges in recent years, but one that will have an immense impact on developing a more accurate and complete count of Americans, said Zack Schwartz, deputy division chief of the U.S. Census Bureau‘s Communications Directorate.”
“Imagine: We have the challenge of counting everyone once, only once, and in the right place. For us, it’s a huge challenge to think about how we can reach the…” Read the full article here.
Source: Census official touts impact of now-live 2020 online response – By Billy Mitchell, March 12, 2020. FedScoop.