America By The Numbers

Politics of the New South

Season 1 Episode 5 | 25m 52s Video has closed captioning.

Rebroadcast with updated data: July 26, 2016. Until recently, Clarkston had predominately white residents. It is now home to many refugees from all over the world, and for the first time, three former refugees are running for local elections. Are the changes in the electorate enough to change the face of local government in this small Southern town?

Aired: 10/31/14

Rating: NR

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Funding for AMERICA BY THE NUMBERS is provided by The California Endowment, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the Druckenmiller Foundation, Ford Foundation, PBS, and W.K. Kellogg Foundation.