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What To Watch For On Night 1 Of The RNC

It’s the first night of the Republican National Convention, and FiveThirtyEight’s political team will be watching and live blogging! Here, the crew discusses what to expect tonight and throughout the week. Will the GOP put on a better show than the Democratic convention? Will Republicans try to appeal to the center? How will the party address major issues, like criminal justice reform or the coronavirus pandemic?

Galen Druke is FiveThirtyEight’s podcast producer and reporter.

Sarah Frostenson is FiveThirtyEight’s politics editor.

Micah Cohen is FiveThirtyEight’s managing editor.

Tony Chow is a video producer for FiveThirtyEight.