U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has directed the Commerce Department to include a citizenship question on the 2020 U.S. Census.
Including this question will discourage participation and impact the data collected, particularly in under-served areas.
The League of Women Voters is asking all League members to submit a comment opposing this question to the Commerce Department using this LWVUS link.
You can use the prepared text in the LWVUS link or substitute your own comments. It only takes a minute.
Here’s a New York Times article on why an accurate Census is crucial.
The deadline to comment is Tuesday, Aug. 7.