- The Washington Times - Thursday, May 2, 2019

A majority of voters say that a question about U.S. citizenship should be included in the 2020 census, an issue currently before justices on the Supreme Court.

“Six in 10 registered voters, 60%, in a Hill-HarrisX survey released Tuesday, said that the U.S. Census Bureau should ask the citizenship question even if it results in fewer responses. Another 21% said the question should not be included, while 19 percent were unsure,” wrote Hill analyst Matthew Sheffield.

“Despite partisan differences, a majority of voters from all demographics included in the Hill-HarrisX survey said they believed the citizenship question should be included. White voters overwhelmingly supported the question, with 65% in favor and 17% opposed. Black respondents favored asking about citizenship by a 53-19% margin. Hispanic respondents supported it, 53-28%,” Mr. Sheffield said.

Also supporting the idea: 81% of Republicans, 54% of independents, 49% of Democrats, 67% of men and 54% of women.

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