The US Census Bureau has extended the deadline for completing the questionnaire. Online, mail-in, and telephone responses will now be collected through August 14.
Census takers are not scheduled to begin visiting homes until late May. To minimize risks to Census staff and the public, all households are encouraged to use the online census questionnaire at my2020census.gov, or to respond by mail or phone.
April 1 is the official Census Day. Now more than ever, completing the census is important—census responses are used to direct federal, state, and local aid to the communities where it’s needed the most. Allegheny County leads both the state and national averages with a 39.8% response rate. But that’s still far from everyone being counted—check out becounted2020.org and census.gov today!
Pennsylvania’s primary election date has been moved to Tuesday, June 2. The new deadline to register to vote is Monday, May 18. Registered voters can apply for a mail-in or absentee ballot until May 26, 2020.