Making Sense Of Coronavirus Data, How To Vote During A Pandemic

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Heard On The Morning Show
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We talk with a WisContext editor about how to make sense of the overwhelming amount of data — some of it imprecise or confusing — being released regarding the pandemic. Then, two elections clerks give advice on how to vote during the time of coronavirus.

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Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Molly Stentz Producer
  • Jana Rose Schleis Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Will Cushman Guest
  • Ginny Dankmeyer Guest
  • Wendy Helgeson Guest

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