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Can He Do That? – a WaPo podcast: U.S. elections are being tested like never before. What comes next?

14/04/2020

March 19,2020

The novel coronavirus pandemic has presented some serious challenges to the American electoral process.
To solve these new public health challenges, some states have delayed primary voting. Other states have implemented social-distancing measures at polling locations, with mixed results. Others yet have geared up to increase mail-in ballot capacity.
Each of these circumstances raise different issues for how voters can choose a candidate in this year’s primary election.
Some Democratic primaries, for example, are now scheduled for after the deadline previously set for choosing a Democratic candidate — and only weeks before the Democratic National Convention.. MORE AT LINK

 

This Washington Post Series

“Can He Do That?” is The Washington Post’s politics podcast, exploring the powers and limitations of the American presidency, and what happens when they’re tested. Led by host Allison Michaels, each episode asks a new question about this extraordinary moment in American history and answers with insight into how our government works, how to understand ongoing events, and the implications when branches of government collide

 

 

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