This is also significant as political districts are determined by sampling measures. If specific groups of people are undercounted it could lead to shifting districts which would subsequently impact the electoral process; for this reason politicians have many times derided the sampling process.
The way in which the census bureau attempts to measure the population is controversial because a number of individuals question the validity of the process. In this way the census does not physically count every individual, but instead implements estimation techniques based on a given section of the physically tested population. Additionally it is potentially controversial as it may be changing the method may improve the accuracy; this improved accuracy would subsequently result in changes of political