In this issue: Census Bureau, mailed ballots, civic engagement, congressional stock trading, and a song for Ukraine
Census Bureau undercounted Black, Hispanic and Native American peopleDavid Meyers
The 2020 census undercounted Black, Native American and Hispanic people while overcounting white and Asian people, the Census Bureau revealed Thursday.
The Post-Enumeration Survey found an overall undercount of approximately 700,000 people out of nearly 324 million, what it describes as an insignificant error rate of .24 percent. However, the data shows Hispanic people were undercounted by 5 percent, Black people by 3.3 percent, American Indians and Alaska Natives by nearly 1 percent, and “some other race” by 4.3 percent.
On the other hand, Asian people were overcounted by 2.6 percent and white people by .7 percent.
Mailed ballots boosted 2020’s turnout — will they work in 2022?Steven Rosenfeld
New research on the 2020 election confirms that mailed-out ballots boost turnout, especially when there are no bureaucratic hurdles for voters.
Stakeholder capitalism demands a new type of civic engagementJerren Chang
Those of us who are serious about stakeholder capitalism need to rethink how we collaborate with our communities. We need to build a culture that incorporates community thinking throughout decision-making processes, writes Jerren Chang, co-founder, and CEO of GenUnity.
Video: The movement to ban congressional stock tradingOur Staff
Issue One, National Taxpayers Union and the Project On Government Oversight hosted a conversation with Reps. Abigail Spanberger and Chip Roy — as well as former Reps. Brian Baird and Zach Wamp — about the movement to ban congressional stock trading that is making headlines and generating bipartisan support across the country.