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Politics & Government

WBOI Presents: They Do Elections Weird There

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President-elect Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil, President Donald Trump, and President Emmanuel Macron of France

The 2018 midterm elections are less than a week away. With so much time and focus dedicated to our own midterms, it is easy to ignore elections in other countries. What do they get right? How are their systems different from American politics? This week's panel discussion aims to answer those and other questions.

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Andy Downs, Director of the Mike Downs Center for Indiana Politics, will be moderating the discussion.

Panelists include:

Julie Donnell, Lecturer of French and Voice at Purdue Fort Wayne

 

Chayenne Polimedio, Deputy Director of the Political Reform Program with New America in Washington DC

 

Michael Wolf, Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science at Purdue Fort Wayne

 

Our music is by Mark Waldick