- Secretary of State Benson talks integrity of the election and ban on open carry
Election Day is less than a week away. How ready are Michigan poll workers to count the votes as they come in? Christy talks with MI Secretary of State, Jocelyn Benson, about the integrity of the election, last minute voting logistics, and defending her ban on open carry at polling places.
- Campaigning gets down to the wire
One Detroit contributors, Stephen Henderson and Nolan Finley, talk about last minute campaigning in MI from both parties, what the polls are saying about who’s pulling ahead, and what the lasting results of this election could be when the dust settles.
- The Electoral College and the National Popular Vote
Every presidential election, it seems the question of the electoral college vs. the popular vote comes up. One Detroit Senior Producer, Bill Kubota, reports on the National Popular Vote—a way to make the popular vote count while maintaining the Electoral College when electing the President of the United States.
- Polling: How it works and what we can learn from it
Michigan pollster, Bernie Porn, pulls back the curtain on polling. Through online polls, robo-calls, and in-person interviews, polls are a snapshot of what any given population thinks about any given topic. Bernie P. talks with One Detroit’s Will Glover about how polling works, reflects on how polling played out in the 2016 presidential election, as well as how it can show how people’s support for racial justice and equality does not always add up to supporting organizations championing those causes.
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