The spread of the new coronavirus has upended American life overnight. In this installment of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, the crew discusses how much we don’t know about the crisis when trying to assess its impact on life and politics. They also discuss how the virus is affecting plans in the states that were planning on holding primary elections on Tuesday.
UPDATE (March 16, 2020, 8:00 p.m.): A judge denied the Ohio governor’s request to postpone the primary election, so, pending an appeal, voting in Ohio is back on for Tuesday. We have removed a disclaimer in the podcast that said Ohio would not vote in person on Tuesday.
UPDATE (March 17, 2020, 11:25 a.m.): After a late-night state Supreme Court ruling, in-person voting in Ohio is suspended for Tuesday.
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