21 minutes | Jun 18th 2020

Episode 224: Voting in 2020

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The 2020 election was already shaping up to be one of the most consequential and contentious in recent memory, and then came the COVID-19 pandemic. While much about the future is uncertain, we know this: the election cannot be run as originally planned. Professor Amel Ahmed lays out what policymakers can do to ensure that all voters can exercise their right to vote, what research can tell us about these various proposals, and how we can ensure that the public knows everything they need to vote before November comes. For more on this topic: Check out Baker’s policy recommendation, Ensure Safe Elections for All Read her SSN brief, When Election Rules Undermine Democracy
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