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Provo, Orem, Utah County beat challengers to the north in Census contest



PROVO, Utah – Provo, Orem and Utah County have bested Salt Lake City, West Valley City and Salt Lake County in a showdown on who could get the greatest increase in residents filling out the 2020 Census.

On June 1, Provo Mayor Michelle Kaufusi and Orem Mayor Richard Brunst launched a fun but fierce competition inciting a month-long series of North vs. South events. They wanted to make sure their citizens knew the importance of being counted in the 2020 Census.