Why was there in-person voting in Wisconsin during a once-in-a-lifetime pandemic? Was the election legitimate? In this podcast episode of Free and Fair with Franita and Foley, election scholars Ned Foley and Franita Tolson analyze the partisanship and polarization that contributed to the state’s fraught primary, and how other states can do better in their upcoming elections.
About the show: Will the U.S. have a free and fair election in 2020? In the days leading up to Nov. 3 this podcast breaks down complex legal issues for listeners who care about democracy and elections. Election scholars Edward Foley (Ohio State University Moritz College of Law) and Franita Tolson (University of Southern California Gould School of Law) focus on the integrity and health of our democratic process. This podcast is a collaboration between OSU Moritz College of Law and USC Gould School of Law.