Experts available to discuss the 2020 election challenges

Experts available to discuss the 2020 election challenges Experts available to discuss the  
2020 election challenges

November 4, 20202 min read
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When voters cast their ballots across this country to participate in the Nov. 3 election, their votes — much like many of the events of 2020 — were like no other.


Below are a few of the news stories to consider for your coverage of the 2020 presidential election.



Clarifying the Electoral College and the popular vote


As votes filtered in on election night, both presidential campaigns were focused on the number 270, the total of Electoral College votes needed to win the White House. Schedule an interview with American politics expert Dr. Gregg Murray to learn how a candidate can win the popular vote and another wins the electoral vote and presidency.


To arrange an interview with Dr. Murray - simply click on his icon now to arrange a time.


COVID-19’s impact on the 2020 presidential election


Speculations are growing on how the COVID-19 pandemic influenced voters’ decisions. Schedule an interview with Dr. Mary-Kate Lizotte, an expert in public opinion and political science professor in Augusta University’s Department of Social Sciences, to gain more insight into how the health crisis may have deepened already wide differences among Americans.


To arrange an interview with Dr. Lizotte - simply click on her icon now to arrange a time.


View a complete list of our experts available for your coverage of the 2020 presidential election.


CONTACT: Lisa Kaylor, 706-522-3023, lkaylor@augusta.edu


Teleconferencing and phone interview opportunities are available for these story ideas. Call 706-522-3023 to schedule an interview on any of these topics. Also, check out the Augusta University Expert Center to view a complete list of our experts.




Connect with:
  • Mary-Kate  Lizotte
    Mary-Kate Lizotte Associate Professor of Political Science

    Lizotte is an expert in public opinion and can share insight on the role the COVID-19 pandemic plays in the 2020 presidential election.

  • Gregg Murray
    Gregg Murray Professor of Political Science | Department of Social Sciences

    Murray's research focuses on political behavior and psychology with specific interests in voter mobilization during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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