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West Side Spirit-State Sen. Pushes Census Ad

By Dan Rivoli

March 19, 2010

State Sen. Tom Duane is up for reelection this year and recorded a robo-call to reach his constituents. But with no challenger, Duane decided to promote the 2010 Census instead of stump for his campaign.

In the past several weeks, New Yorkers have been inundated with advertising and news stories that promote filling out census forms when they arrive in the mail. People’s responses will determine the country’s population for the next decade and influences political districts and government funding.