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UC Irvine Professor: This Is A Vital Time For American Democracy

Election scholars were concerned that one side or the other — whichever logged fewer votes — would raise legal issues about the results. As we’ve seen, those issues are coming from the Trump administration.

Rick Hasen, election expert from the University of California-Irvine, says this is a vital time for American democracy and a crucial moment for the nation’s traditional institutions.

The Show spoke with Hasen for more about the current state of the election battles.

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