The 2020 Election Has Tested American Democracy. Are We Passing?

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The 2020 Election Has Tested American Democracy. Are We Passing?

Disinformation, foreign interference, a global pandemic and an incumbent president who refused to say he’d accept the results — all were concerns headed into the 2020 election.

If those challenges were a test of America’s democratic system, did we pass? Jelani Cobb of The New Yorker and election law expert Michael Kang weigh in, with Joe Biden on the verge of becoming the president-elect.

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