#WeKnowVoting: Political Scientists Writing Op-Eds about Election 2020

Political Scientists Writing Op-Eds about Election 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has raised questions for voters in the United States about the safety and accessibility of the voting process in 2020.

APSA’s Election Assistance Task Force is supporting political scientists sharing their expertise in the media by providing accessible, research-based explanations of the voting process. Below, we round up some of the products of these efforts.

We can trust the election process Joseph L. Smith, AL.com (Alabama), October 8, 2020
La conquista del voto puertorriqueño en la Florida Maria Isabel, 23yFlagler, October 9, 2020
‘Election Night’ might become ‘Election Week,’ and that’s OK Joshua Jansa, Joseph Anthony, and Matt Motta, Stillwater News Press (Oklahoma), October 10, 2020
Local View: History shows mail voting safe Timothy Hill, Lincoln-Journal Star (Nebraska), October 12, 2020
Virginia voting reform debuts in a contentious, high-stakes election Mark J. Rozell, Washington Post, October 13, 2020
Election 2020: Be ready, be patient, be sure your voice is heard this year Logan Strother, Journal & Courier (Indiana), October 13, 2020

The views expressed in the posts and articles featured are those of the authors and contributors alone and do not represent the views of APSA.