Anita Banerji

Census takers are required to wear a mask, according to the Census Bureau.
U.S. Census Bureau

People in Illinois who have not yet filled out their census forms will soon get a knock at their door.

A Republican mailer billing itself as a census.
provided by the Democratic Party of Illinois

Illinois residents have been receiving mailers saying they’re a “2020 Congressional District Census.” But it’s not that census – the once-in-a-decade population count.

The mailer is a survey and fundraising document from the Republican National Committee, and that has the Democratic Party of Illinois crying foul.

U.S. Census Bureau

Advocates for an accurate census count are claiming a mailer from an anti-immigration group constitutes a “disinformation” campaign. The letter, sent out last fall, calls itself a “Consensus Survey” and asks residents for their views on immigration policy.

FDR Presidential Library & Museum

Illinois Senators want to make sure everyone is counted in the 2020 Census.