Census 2020 is counting on you

  • Published: Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020


  • A recent court decision has confirmed a new 2020 census completion deadline. Internet self-response will be available across the nation through Oct. 15 until 11:59 p.m. Hawaii Standard Time (5 a.m. Central Daylight Time on Oct. 16). Visit 2020census.gov to respond today.
  • Phone response will be available for its regularly scheduled time on Oct. 15, 2020.
  • Paper responses must be postmarked by Oct. 15, 2020.

We are in the last days of the census, and Missouri needs your help. Let’s help Missouri finish strong with the census! You are a trusted voice with someone. Please take a moment to reach out to those in your area of influence – friends, loved ones, neighbors and co-workers – to ensure everyone in Missouri is counted.Missouri Census 2020

7 reasons to respond to the 2020 census

  1. To ensure your community gets funding it needs for beneficial programs.
  2. To ensure Missouri gets enough funding to rebuild its highways and bridges.
  3. To ensure that the hard-earned tax dollars we sent to Washington come back to Missouri.
  4. Because it’s a part of the Constitution and our civic duty.
  5. To hold on to Missouri seats in Congress.
  6. To ensure Missouri hospitals get enough funding to stay open.
  7. To ensure that our schools will be better funded.

You can respond by phone toll-free—it’s easy and fast—by calling 1-844-330-2020, or complete the census online at my2020census.gov.

Learn about the Missouri 2020 Census Complete Count effort.

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