Why the Census Matters to Hannah McGann

Post by Hannah McGann, JMU POSC & ED, ’21 The census plays a very important role in our governing system. The census will tell how many representatives each state will get in the House of representatives by counting the amount of people per household to make...

2020 Census: Be Represented @JMU!

The Census is conducted every ten years in the United States. Mandated under Article 1, Section 2 of the U.S. Constitution, the Census provides data necessary to determine how people will be represented in state and federal government. The purpose of the Census is to...
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