PBS NewsHour

A ‘bad’ 2020 Census could have major consequences

Clip: 10/27/2017 | 6m 44s | Video has closed captioning.

Data collected by the U.S. Census Bureau every 10 years is used to draw voting districts and determine how much funding to give to states, counties and cities, but underfunded and without a director, the agency is now on the verge of collapsing. Hari Sreenivasan speaks with former Census director Kenneth Prewitt to discuss what a crippled census in 2020 could mean for our democracy.

Aired: 10/27/17

Rating: NR

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