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How United States' Elections Work

How United States' Elections Work

15 days ahead of the midterm elections, The Takeaway is taking a step back and looking at the infrastructure of the United States' voting system. 

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Guests:

David Becker

Ben Hubbard

Jeremie Greer

Secunder Kermani

Leigh Goodmark

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