This is probably good news, but it also means that 31 percent couldn’t be bothered. From the U.S. Census Bureau:
According to the latest 2010 Census mail participation rates released today, the state of Georgia has now matched the rate it had achieved during the 2000 Census — 69 percent. Georgia is one of 19 states, in addition to Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico, that have met or surpassed their rates from the 2000 Census.
We do not know whether U.S. Rep. Paul Broun’s form was ruled complete or incomplete.
The national participation rate is 71 percent.
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