Nancy Foner and John Mollenkopf Featured in the Wall Street Journal's Election Coverage
Wall Street Journal, 9.11.13
Those changes are reflected in the makeup of the city electorate, making broad appeal, as opposed to strength within one racial or ethnic base, increasingly vital for candidates, said John Mollenkopf, director of the Center for Urban Research at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York… "The demographics of the city are changing," said Nancy Foner, a professor of sociology at Hunter College and the Graduate Center. "It's not just that the city is heavily immigrant and more immigrants have naturalized and are starting to vote. Also, their second-generation children have grown up and are starting to vote."
Submitted on: SEP 10, 2013