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The Election Results: What They Mean for Our Democracy

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The late US Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis called states the “laboratories of democracy”. Thanks to gerrymandering and fiercely partisan politics, some fear states like Ohio threaten our democracy. The 2022 election once again featured unconstitutional maps of Ohio districts virtually assuring one party rule. We’ll look at the results of this year’s election and what they might mean for the future of our democracy.

Featuring Bradley A. Smith, Professor of Law, Capital University Law School, and Former Chairman of the Federal Election Commission, Karen Kasler, Bureau Chief, Statehouse News Bureau, and Wendy Smooth, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies and the Department of Political Science, The Ohio State University, with host Mike Thompson, Chief Content Director, News and Public Affairs, WOSU Public Media.