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LaFleur describes the myriad uses for census data, including details on Census Bureau surveys including the decennial census, American Community Survey and current population survey. Census information is dense, so LaFleur helps show how to navigate the various levels of data available.
The most common mistake political journalists make when reporting about polls is misstating the nature of one candidate's margin over another. This handout should be hung next to every reporter's desk as an easy reference to the rules of sampling error.