ENCORE: Does An Idaho Candidate's Hometown Affect Their Electability?
This interview originally aired on Aug. 20, 2020.
In the middle of election season, it’s interesting to think about all the factors that affect a candidate’s electability. Yes, the presidential election is on everyone’s minds, especially during these weeks of the two party’s national conventions. But what about those local elections for members of congress?
Boise State political science professor Charles Hunt just finished a manuscript for his book about one factor that plays a role: hometowns. Hunt joins Idaho Matters live to talk about his research.
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