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Stateside: Legal implications of Board of Canvassers decision; COVID-19 continues to spread in UP

Nov 23, 2020

The Board of State Canvassers voted 3-0 to certify Michigan's election results with one abstention.
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Today on Stateside, we talk about the Michigan Board of State Canvassers meeting to certify this year’s general election results. Also, reimaginging the look and feel of dinosaurs with a National Geographic explorer.

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Listen to the full show above or find individual segments below.

Legal expert weighs in on Board of Canvassers certification process

  • Sam Bagenstos is a law professor at the University of Michigan, specializing in constitutional and civil rights litigation.

Bigger than a T-Rex, water loving Spinosaurus throws dinosaur orthodoxy for a loop

  • Nizar Ibrahim is a paleontologist and assistant professor of biology at University of Detroit Mercy. His work is featured in the October edition of the National Geographic magazine.
  • This segment originally aired on September 30, 2020

UP health official on rural Michigan’s COVID-19 surge

  • Mike Snyder is Health Officer/Administrator and Environmental Health Director at Public Health of Delta & Menominee Counties.

State Board of Canvassers draws national attention for meeting to certify vote

  • Rick Pluta is Michigan Public Radio's capitol bureau chief.