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March 18th, 2009

ACORN to Play Role in 2010 Census

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Written by: The Iowa Republican

The U.S. Census is supposed to be free of politics, but one group with a history of voter fraud, ACORN, is participating in next year’s count, raising concerns about the politicization of the decennial survey.

Oct. 29, 2008: Steve Kest, executive director of ACORN, right, and ACORN member Hugh Alleyne listen to a question during a news conference in Washington (AP).

Oct. 29, 2008: Steve Kest, executive director of ACORN, right, and ACORN member Hugh Alleyne listen to a question during a news conference in Washington (AP).

The Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now signed on as a national partner with the U.S. Census Bureau in February 2009 to assist with the recruitment of the 1.4 million temporary workers needed to go door-to-door to count every person in the United States — currently believed to be more than 306 million people. Read more here.


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