Census effort draws election comparison as September deadline nears

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 17, 2020 2:44 PM CT | Published: August 17, 2020 2:44 PM CT
<strong>U.S. Congressman Steve Cohen attends a US Census press conference on Monday, August 17, 2020 at City Hall. Local officials are asking community members to make sure they are counted in this year&rsquo;s census that ends in late September.</strong> (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

U.S. Congressman Steve Cohen attends a US Census press conference on Monday, August 17, 2020 at City Hall. Local officials are asking community members to make sure they are counted in this year’s census that ends in late September. (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

Mayors Strickland and Harris and U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen were quick Monday to draw parallels to the national debate about various forms of voting and problems with the U.S. Postal Service when it comes to mailing in votes or Census forms.

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Bill Dries covers city government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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