Corey Dade http://wfpl.org en Census Bureau Rethinks The Best Way To Measure Race http://wfpl.org/post/census-bureau-rethinks-best-way-measure-race Possible revisions to how the decennial census asks questions about race and ethnicity have raised concerns among some groups that any changes could reduce their population count and thus weaken their electoral clout.<p>The Census Bureau is considering numerous changes to the 2020 survey in an effort to improve the responses of minorities and more accurately classify Latino, Asian, Middle Eastern and multiracial populations.<p>Potential options include eliminating the "Hispanic origin" question and combining it with the race question, new queries for people of Middle Eastern or North African h Thu, 27 Dec 2012 17:12:33 +0000 Corey Dade 3142 at http://wfpl.org Census Bureau Rethinks The Best Way To Measure Race