The Role of Electability and Identity in 2020 Election


The Role of Electability and Identity in 2020 Election

By Frederica Freyberg | Here & Now

October 4, 2019 • South Central Region

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FiveThirtyEight Senior Political writer Clare Malone examines the intersection of identity and electability in the upcoming Presidential election. Malone describes ‘electability’ (in the context of this election) as a shorthand for the ability to win over Obama-Trump voters that surprised the nation in 2016. Understanding those voters will be necessary for “electorally key states like Wisconsin,


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