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Census Undercounting in the South (2020)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2020-09-18

Duration: 00:04:17

Subjects: CENSUS


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Fortenberry, Rex Q. Editor
  • Olson, Tom Interviewee
  • Abrams, Stacey Interviewee
  • Landrieu, Mitch Interviewee


This segment from the September 18, 2020, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s report on the concerns about census undercounting in the South. He interviews Stacey Abrams and Mitch Landrieu of Census in the South, who discuss the low census response rate in Louisiana and the consequences of census undercounting for the next ten years, including redistricting and the availability of less federal funding for the state.