Not less than 40 million People have already solid a poll in early voting, with nonetheless greater than every week till Election Day.  

On this episode of Political Local weather, we look at if environmental points are mobilizing voters the best way that analysts anticipated. Who’re these voters and do they maintain sway? We talk about with Nathaniel Stinnett, founding father of the Environmental Voter Challenge, a non-partisan group targeted on figuring out inactive environmentalists throughout the USA and turning them into dependable voters in each election. 

This 12 months, the stakes are particularly excessive. Management of the U.S. Senate could be very a lot in play, whereas Joe Biden and Donald Trump duke it out for the White Home with wildly completely different coverage platforms. Might environmental voters tip the scales?

We additionally take into account how fracking and pure disasters are taking part in into the 2020 election cycle, in addition to the rise of “huge inexperienced” political donors. Plus, we examine in on a Texas election guess. 

Beneficial studying:

WaPo: Early Voting Numbers So Far
NPR: Wall Avenue Is A Massive Supply Of Marketing campaign Money For Democrats
NYT: ‘Local weather Donors’ Flock to Biden to Counter Trump’s Fossil Gasoline Cash
Guardian: Trump has made fracking an election situation. Has he misjudged Pennsylvania?
NPR: MacArthur ‘Genius’ Brings Nationwide Consideration To Native Struggle Towards Sewage Failures
Political Local weather: The Environmental Voter Drawback

Hear and subscribe to Political Local weather on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Play or wherever you get podcasts! This episode is dropped at you with help from Lyft. Observe us on Twitter at @Poli_Climate

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *