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Two Diverse Counties, Two Very Different Election Outcomes

News 88.7 recently examined two diverse neighborhoods to understand why one went red and the other blue in the 2016 election. The investigative reporting launches Houston Public Media’s DiverseCity initiative, a year-long look at what Houston’s diversity really means for the city. We talk with News 88.7 reporters Laura Isensee and Andrew Schneider about their […]

Harris County Fort Bend County MapsNews 88.7 recently examined two diverse neighborhoods to understand why one went red and the other blue in the 2016 election.

The investigative reporting launches Houston Public Media’s DiverseCity initiative, a year-long look at what Houston’s diversity really means for the city.

We talk with News 88.7 reporters Laura Isensee and Andrew Schneider about their reporting from Fort Bend and Harris counties. And University of Houston professor Jeronimo Cortina talks about the data he crunched to compile these reports.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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