Looking At Different States’ Primary Processes, Cities As Internet Deserts, More People Arrested Related To Illegal Vape Cartridge Operation

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A woman walks between voting booths at the Landtn Thiel 470 VFW post as citizens take to the polls to cast their votes for the Wisconsin’s primary Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2008, in the Village of Saukville Wis. Darren Hauck/AP Photo

A public policy expert helps us explore differences in how states hold primary elections. Then we learn why cities, not rural areas, need to get more people on the internet. And we get the latest from the developing counterfeit vaping cartridge story in metro-Milwaukee.

Featured in this Show

  • Why Are Primary Elections Different From State To State?

    In the lead up to the 2020 election, some states will hold caucuses while others will have different types of primary elections. We talk about why the primary process feels so random, and how it affects who the country ultimately sees on the presidential ballot.

  • The Case For Getting Non-Users To Embrace The Digital World

    Our guest says it’s not so much people in rural areas who don’t have high-speed internet, but those in urban areas who are living without it. We talk about why that is and why he says it’s important that everyone get online.

  • More People Arrested Related To Illegal Vape Cartridge Operation

    Authorities have arrested a fourth person associated with a multi-million dollar counterfeit e-cigarette cartridge operation in the Milwaukee area. We talk to a reporter about the latest news.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Elaine Kamarck Guest
  • Larry Downes Guest
  • Raquel Rutledge Guest

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