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If you’re not counted you’re not represented: Census 101

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Protesters hold signs at a rally in front of the U.S. Supreme Court after their ruling on the census was handed down on June 27. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Protesters hold signs at a rally in front of the U.S. Supreme Court after their ruling on the census was handed down on June 27. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

How many people will be living in the United States on April 1, 2020?

The answer to that question will determine how many lawmakers each state gets and where government funding gets sent. Roll Call talked to Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney and Census Bureau spokesman Michael Cook to learn more.

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