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Election Countdown: Candidates Make Their Final Pitch During Time of Exceptional Turmoil

Dan Tuohy / NHPR

Heading into the final week before the election, we talk with political reporters and analysts about some of the major themes of this political season, including the pandemic response and what looks like a record level of civic engagement based on early voting counts.  And we want to hear from you -- decided and undecided voters.  What are your top issues as you consider this year's candidates for Congress, the Presidency, and Governor?

Air date: Tues., Oct. 27, 2020

See NHPR's 2020 Elections Guide for information on voting in person or by mail.  


  • Jake Lahut - Politics Reporter for Business Insider. Read his coverage here.  Also, Business Insider took a lookat a recent New York Post story about Hunter Biden that has caused some stir in the presidential race.  Before joining Business Insider, Lahut worked for The Keene Sentinel
  • Ella Nilsen - Politics and Policy Reporter for Vox. Read her coverage here. Before joining Vox, she worked for The Concord Monitor where she covered the 2016 presidential primary.
  • Dante Scala -  Professor of Politial Science at the University of New Hampshire and Faculty Fellow at the Carsey School of Public Policy.

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