Presidential Race Update, Coronavirus Update Plus Hospital Capacity

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Lucas Saez, foreground, 22, fills out his voter registration form as his father Ramiro Saez, center rear, looks on, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, at the Miami-Dade County Elections Department in Doral, Fla. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis extended the state’s voter registration deadline after heavy traffic crashed the state’s online system and potentially prevented thousands of enrolling to cast ballots in next month’s presidential election. Saez attempted to register to vote six times the night before without any luck. Wilfredo Lee/AP Photo

A political scientist discusses the various threads pertaining to the state of the 2020 presidential race — with Election Day two weeks away. And we discuss the latest Wisconsin coronavirus numbers with a physician, and look at the state’s hospital capacity to manage the surging cases.

Featured in this Show

  • Two Weeks From Election Day: Presidential Campaign Update

    With two weeks left before Election Day, we’re joined by a Wisconsin political scientist to discuss the latest in the presidential race. We break down what polling, fundraising totals and ad spending can tell us about the campaigns of former Vice President Joe Biden and President Trump.

  • An Update On COVID-19 As New Cases And Hospitalizations Climb In Wisconsin

    Wisconsin has set multiple single-day records for new COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in the last week. A doctor joins us to talk about hospital capacity around the state, and to answer your questions about testing, treatment, and transmission of the coronavirus.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Jana Rose Schleis Producer
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Susan Johnson Guest
  • Dr. Jeff Pothof Guest