News at the Census Bureau

2021-11-05T12:40:02+00:00November 5th, 2021|

First person of color confirmed as permanent Census Bureau director By Shawna Mizelle, CNN (CNN)The Senate voted on Thursday to confirm Robert Santos as director of the Census Bureau, making him the first person of color to hold the position in a permanent capacity. Santos, who is Mexican American, was confirmed in a 58-35 vote. Ten Republicans joined Democrats in voting to confirm him. Santos "is an expert in survey sampling, survey design and more generally in social science/policy research, with over 40 years of experience," the White House said in a statement [...]