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Old 21-03-2020, 15:24   #1
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US Census 2020

I completed my US 2020 Census form today for the first time since 1970 as a citizen living ashore and not on board my sailboat. Certainly this was simple as a person with a residence at a street address.

For the 1980,'90,'00, and '10 census my family members and myself were not always counted. Once I was away cruising without contact; once I returned to my slip and found a water-soaked census packet floating in rainwater within my dinghy. Another time I had tried, but failed to initiate my count by calling a census agent.

It might not be as convenient as for those on land, but I encourage US citizens to be counted for the purpose of representation and allocation of funding.

It's an easier task for liveaboards now by contacting my2020census.gov
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I completed my US 2020 Census form today for the first time since 1970 as a citizen living ashore and not on board my sailboat. Certainly this was simple as a person with a residence at a street address.

For the 1980,'90,'00, and '10 census my family members and myself were not always counted. Once I was away cruising without contact; once I returned to my slip and found a water-soaked census packet floating in rainwater within my dinghy. Another time I had tried, but failed to initiate my count by calling a census agent.

It might not be as convenient as for those on land, but I encourage US citizens to be counted for the purpose of representation and allocation of funding.

It's an easier task for liveaboards now by contacting my2020census.gov



Being counted is one thing......... the constitution requires such a count. I've always refused to answer any of the other questions. We have no obligation to provide economic and personal statistics and data.... That is government over reach.
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How do you tell how many people in house on April 1 2020? If have to send in answer before April 1 2020. Oh yeah I know that's the government way.
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