Political conflict around elections, Methods of voting

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., reads a statement announcing a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019. Andrew Harnik/AP Photo.

We talk to a journalist about rises in political conflict before and after elections. Then, a political science professor takes us through the latest trends of in-person versus absentee voting.

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Trina La Susa Technical Director
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Amanda Ripley Guest
  • Paul Herrnson Guest