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Why Democrats Are Trying Election Reform Even Though They Don’t Have The Votes

In this installment of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, the crew discusses the Democrats’ attempts to pass election reforms and what comes next after their proposals hit roadblocks in the Senate. They also look at how debates over critical race theory entered the culture wars, particularly in schools and state legislatures.

Galen Druke is FiveThirtyEight’s podcast producer and reporter.

Sarah Frostenson is FiveThirtyEight’s politics editor.

Alex Samuels is a politics reporter at FiveThirtyEight.

Nathaniel Rakich is a senior elections analyst at FiveThirtyEight.