Secretary of State Alex Padilla on Supreme Court 2020 Census decision

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A protester holds a sign outside the U.S. Supreme Court where the court ruled that U.S. President Donald Trump's administration did not give an adequate explanation for its plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, delivering a victory to New York state and others challenging the proposal in Washington, U.S., June 27, 2019. Photo credit: Carlos Barria/Reuters

The nation’s highest court rejected the Trump administration’s argument to add a citizenship question to next year’s census. In response, the president took to Twitter eviscerating the decision, and threatening to find a way to delay the official count. California had planned a rigorous and expensive campaign to allay fears about the census, and California Secretary of State Alex Padilla says that hasn’t changed.

“Even though the ruling was in our favor this morning, California is still committed in investing $187 million in census outreach and education and assistance over the next year,” said Padilla.

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Alex Padilla - California Secretary of State - @AlexPadilla4CA

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Steve Chiotakis

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Christian Bordal, Kathryn Barnes