Jen Schradie on Why the Race was so Close

12 Nov, 2020

Jen Schradie on Why the Race was so Close

BCNM alum Jen Schradie wrote a guest piece for Selected by Sesamers on the 2020 US Election titled "Why The Race Was So Close".

From the article:

I've received a landslide of your messages across various mediums, all asking a variant of the same question, "How did this happen?" Many of you may have expressed your shock and dismay that the election is this close, particularly considering what polls had indicated just days prior.

I have to say I'm not surprised given my research of grassroots conservatives. Rather than just blindly following fake news, both online and offline, these groups are organizing all over the country. They're also extremely effective at using collective action from a local level to affect change much higher up the food chain.

Read the rest of the article here!