Understanding The Electoral College, The Latest National News

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Heard On The Morning Show
A Trump supporter carries a flag outside the presidential debate venue
A supporter of President Donald Trump carries a flag before the vice presidential debate between Vice President Mike Pence and Sen. Kamala Harris, at the University of Utah on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020, in Salt Lake City. Rick Bowmer/AP Photo

When you cast your vote for president, you’re not really voting for the president you’re voting for electors, who will then vote for the candidate. A political scientist explains the how and why of the electoral college and catches us up on the national news.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Kenneth Mayer Guest