Covid-19 and the Ballot Box: Voting During a Pandemic: Video

The Covid-19 crisis is taking its toll on the 2020 elections by postponing primaries and freezing campaigns. In Wisconsin, which went forward with voting, chaos and partisan politics reigned.

With less than seven months until November, Americans are wondering what it will take to have a free, fair — and safe — election. In this video, featuring UC Irvine law professor Rick Hasen and Bloomberg Government’s Greg Giroux, we answer the question on everyone’s mind: How do we vote during a pandemic?

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