Infographic: the Evolution of the American Community Survey

Via the NYT (wherein we see that the many of the nefarious questions have been asked for a rather long time):

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Steven L. Taylor
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Steven L. Taylor is a Professor of Political Science and a College of Arts and Sciences Dean. His main areas of expertise include parties, elections, and the institutional design of democracies. His most recent book is the co-authored A Different Democracy: American Government in a 31-Country Perspective. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Texas and his BA from the University of California, Irvine. He has been blogging since 2003 (originally at the now defunct Poliblog). Follow Steven on Twitter

Comments

  1. Franklin says:

    I wish the question about idiotic persons was still asked.

  2. Ron Beasley says:

    @Franklin: Yes, it could be used to purge the voter roles. Of course there would be few voters left.

  3. G.A. says:

    deaf and dumb,blind, insane, idiotic or still evolving?

    Principal fuel used for heating or cooking food used for fuel.

    Literacy/educationbrainwashing

    Occupation

    LOL>>>>

    Parental Place of Birth

    Hahahahaha… just saw that…

  4. G.A. says:

    Yes, it could be used to purge the voter roles. Of course there would be few voters on the left.

    Fixed that for you Ron:)