Stateside: Kent County COVID spike; GOP birthplace; contesting ballots this election
Stateside for Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Today on Stateside, we take a look at the troubling rise in COVID-19 cases in Kent County. Also, a conversation about Jackson County’s history as a birthplace for Abraham Lincoln's Republican Party. Plus, we talk to two election attorneys about the possibility of contested election results after the presidential election.
Listen to the full show above or find individual segments below.
Schools might not be COVID super-spreaders, but kids and teachers are still getting sick
- Kate Wells is a reporter for Michigan Radio
Kent County sees spike in COVID-19 cases
- Adam London is the Kent County Health Director
What made Jackson, Michigan the birthplace of the Republican Party?
- Linda Hass is the author of Hidden History of Jackson County
Elections attorneys prepare for an unusual presidential election
- Mark Brewer is an elections attorney and former state Democractic Party Chair
- John Pirich is a retired elections attorney