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Journalist JANE MAYER is The New Yorker’s chief Washington Correspondent. Her new article in the magazine is The Big Money Behind the Big Lie and is about the money behind efforts to restrict voting, and challenge Joe Biden’s victory. MAYER is the author of a number of books including Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right.
What if a blackout were to happen in a major city in one of America's swing states on Election Day 2020? Or if an error occurred while tabulating electronic ballots? How would the electorate respond if one of the candidates refused to concede the election? These are all scenarios that law professor and Election Law Blog founder Richard Hasen considered while writing his new book, Election Meltdown: Dirty Tricks, Distrust and the Threat to American Democracy.
In 24 states new voting restrictions have been implemented, disproportionately affecting minorities; 7 states are trying to expand voting rights. We'll talk about voting rights, and voting restrictions with journalist Ari Berman.