Judge says 2020 census must continue for another month

The district judge said inaccuracies produced from a shortened schedule would affect the distribution of federal funding and political representation.

9/25/2020 4:01:00 PM

A federal judge has stopped the 2020 census from finishing at the end of September and ordered the once-a-decade head count of every U.S. resident to continue for another month through the end of October

The district judge said inaccuracies produced from a shortened schedule would affect the distribution of federal funding and political representation.

A federal judge has stopped the 2020 census from finishing at the end of September and ordered the once-a-decade head count of every U.S. resident to continue for another month through the end of October, saying a shortened schedule likely would produce inaccurate results.

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U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh in California made her ruling late Thursday, two days after hearing arguments from attorneys for the Census Bureau, and attorneys for civil rights groups and local governments that had sued the Census Bureau in an effort to halt the 2020 census from stopping at the end of the month. Attorneys for the civil rights groups and local governments said the shortened schedule would undercount residents in minority and hard-to-count communities.

AdvertisementKoh said inaccuracies produced from a shortened schedule would affect the distribution of federal funding and political representation. The census is used to determine how $1.5 trillion in federal spending is distributed each year and how many congressional seats each state gets.

Government attorneys had argued that the census must finish by the end of September to meet a Dec. 31 deadline for turning over numbers used for deciding how many congressional seats each state gets.Koh’s preliminary injunction suspends that end-of-the-year deadline, too. The San Jose, California-based judge had previously issued a temporary restraining order prohibiting the Census Bureau from winding down field operations until she made a ruling in the lawsuit.

Attorneys for the Census Bureau and the Department of Commerce, which oversees the agency, had said during the hearing they would likely appeal. Read more: POLITICO »

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This administration and it's supporters do what they want not what is law. I know people who worked for the census and they've already been let go.

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Federal judge orders nationwide 2020 census counting to continue through October 31A federal judge in California has ruled that national counting for the 2020 census can continue through October 31. The judgment is the latest twist in a long-running political dispute over the survey, which is used to allocate seats in Congress. I don't know if that's a good thing as well Why not just say that it will continue until they get the numbers they want. 🙄 And they wonder why they're on Fire.

Judge says 2020 census must continue for another monthA federal judge has stopped the 2020 census from finishing at the end of September and ordered the once-a-decade head count of every U.S. resident to continue for another month through the end of October, saying a shortened schedule likely would produce inaccurate results. U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh Gosh I wonder if that judge is a Democrat and one more time miss using their positions as arbitrators to benefit well Democrats WHY IS YAHOO SO FAR LEFT Verizon BOYCOTTVERIZON Jesus..I had to scroll down like 20 miles to find an article that had nothing to do with blaming Trump! Are you sure you didn't find anything to blame him on this too? I don't read your garbage is the reason I asked is all!

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