Prof. Weinschenk talks elections with U.S. News and World Report
As they do every four years, the conventions will last for four days with the Democratic National Convention starting on August 17 and the Republican National Convention following a week later. As usual, they’ll feature political addresses, including acceptance speeches by President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden. And the coverage will still saturate prime-time television.But in other ways, the pandemic-era conventions will be unprecedented, at least in living memory. See what Prof. Weinschenk (Political Science) has to say.