Network News

X My Profile
View More Activity

Census director collects forms on Census Day

By Ed O'Keefe

Census Director Robert Groves visited Washington's Ben's Chili Bowl on Thursday morning to help collect census forms from nearby residents. In the video above he explains what the agency is doing to promote participation and notes the nation's already high participation rate.

"We have been urging people to get their forms in by April 1, especially those that have pretty stable households," Groves said.

"To my delight, I'm happy to note that about 52 percent of the households in the country have already returned their forms, as of yesterday at 4:32, but who's counting?" he said.

Groves's boss, President Obama, did his part earlier this week by filling out his form.

Leave your thoughts in the comments section below

(Video by Ed O'Keefe/Post; Edited by Francine Uenuma/Post)

RELATED: VIDEO: How long does it take to fill out a census form?

RELATED: Hispanics new to U.S. more likely to return census forms

RELATED: Previous Federal Eye report on the 2010 Census

By Ed O'Keefe  | April 1, 2010; 11:45 AM ET
Categories:  Census, Video Report  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz   Previous: President Obama fills out his census form
Next: Postal regulator: Saturday mail cut 'not a done deal'

No comments have been posted to this entry.

The comments to this entry are closed.

 
 
RSS Feed
Subscribe to The Post

© 2010 The Washington Post Company