Stateside: Kent County COVID spike; GOP birthplace; contesting ballots this election

Oct 21, 2020

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.

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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
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