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Voting Logistics; Politics and the Coronavirus; Lessons from Past Pandemics

We discuss how the coronavirus is impacting the 2020 race. [3dfoto/shutterstock]
We discuss how the coronavirus is impacting the 2020 race. [3dfoto/shutterstock]

While the disruption we've experienced just in the last week because of this pandemic is unprecedented, the existence of coronavirus is not. In fact, it's the third outbreak of a coronavirus in the 21st century. How does COVID-19 stack up against the SARS and MERS outbreaks in the past two decades? And how does our response to it compare? We'll hear from a local infectious disease expert. And, a panel of political experts will weigh in on the extraordinary measure taken by Governor Mike DeWine to delay election day. 

-Mike Brickner, Ohio State Director, All Voting is Local
-Tom Sutton, PhD, Professor, Political Science, Baldwin Wallace University 
-Matt Cox, President and Founder, Capitol Partners 
-Kyle Kondik, Managing Editor, Sabato's Crystal Ball, University of Virginia Center for Politics 
-Mark Cameron, PhD, Assistant Professor, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University 

Rachel is the supervising producer for Ideastream Public Media’s morning public affairs show, the “Sound of Ideas.”