Urgent Request for Action Concerning the 2020 Census


Yesterday, AAPOR issued a statement regarding the 2020 Census.

Today, we are asking you to contact your senators and urge them to approve the provisions that the House passed to extend the 2020 Census reporting deadlines. The longer timeframe is needed to avoid compromising enumeration, follow-up, data review, processing, and tabulation.

You can find contact information for your senators here.

As you know, we all rely on the information infrastructure that the Census provides. Here is additional information about the current situation:

Maintaining the quality of the Census during a pandemic will take time and effort. We need the best information we can have for the next decade.

Contact Your Senators Now

For talking points to send your senator, see our Statement Regarding the 2020 Census.