With no end in sight for the Covid-19 pandemic, the November elections are shaping up to be an unprecedented test of the nation’s voting system. So, on this edition of KCBS In Depth, as election officials surge vote by mail systems and harden polling places, we take a closer look at the effort to create a socially distanced election. Then in the second half we speak with a longtime election reform advocate about what voters need to know to make sure their votes do indeed get counted this fall.
Nate Persily, a Stanford law professor, who earlier this year helped launch the Stanford-MIT Healthy Elections Project
Kim Alexander, the president of the California Voter Foundation
Host: Keith Menconi