Clark Merrefield joined Journalist’s Resource in 2019 after working as a reporter for Newsweek and The Daily Beast, as a researcher and editor on three books related to the Great Recession, and as a federal government communications strategist. He was a John Jay College Juvenile Justice Journalism Fellow and his work has been awarded by Investigative Reporters and Editors. @cmerref
Some 39% of households in the largest metro areas are represented by householders of color, but 53% of households that lack complete plumbing are represented by householders of color, finds new research.
Piped, in-home water isn’t universal, and people of color are disproportionately more likely than white Americans to lack piped water, finds new research in the Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences.
Whether a state’s population is fully represented in the House is based on census collection practices dating back centuries. The number of House seats a state gets will affect its sway in coming presidential elections.
These peer-reviewed and law review articles discuss federal legal recourse for voters intimidated at the polls, recourse for voters intimidated online, analyses of historical voter intimidation and workplace political coercion.