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By Christi Zamarripa

When I think back to January when the Census Bureau officially kicked off the 2020 census in Alaska, who would have thought the census would continue to be such a hot topic in September? I didn’t.

Census logo against flagThese are not normal times. As the U.S. and the world continues to grapple with the effects of the pandemic, so does the Census Bureau. Questions continue to swirl around census operations and data, so take a look here for the best answers we have at the moment.

Christi Zamarripa is a policy associate with NCSL’s Elections and Redistricting Program

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