Lessons From The 2020 Presidential Election | WYPR

Lessons From The 2020 Presidential Election

Nov 6, 2020

Voters stand in line to cast their ballots in Annapolis on the first day of in-person early voting in the state.
Credit Brian Witte / Associated Press

As the nation remains glued to the returns in Pennsylvania, Michigan, Wisconsin, Nevada, and Arizona, we focus on some of what we can learn from this week’s vote.

UMBC political scientist Tom Schaller joins us to talk about why the polls leading up to this week were so wrong, what a potentially divided Congress could mean for coronavirus recovery, and why both parties failed to achieve a decisive win.