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The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

A March to the Mailbox rally sign from the 2010 Census. (Courtesy Flickr)

Starr: An Efficient Census is Necessary For Effective Democracy

By Kennedie Starr, Opinion Writer October 2, 2019

When the Constitution was drafted and ratified by the Founders, they decided that direct taxation and each state’s number of representatives would be determined by population. The apportionment procedure...