VISION Episode 5: Nate Persily – Knight Foundation

VISION Episode 5: Nate Persily

Voting is a vital function of our democracy. What happens when the pandemic shuts down polls or forces people to wait for hours to cast their ballots?  Nate Persily, Stanford law professor and campaign expert, spoke with Sam on Episode 5 of VISION, kicking off a new, four-episode deep dive into the issues surrounding the 2020 election. Persily examined how the current crisis could shape the next national election, and what we can do to prepare.


Nate’s website, which shows all his new events and work

New York Times op-ed on voting by Nate, Bob Bauer, Ben Ginsberg, members of the Presidential Commission on Election Administration

VISION Homepage


Vision: Peering into the future of democracy

VISION is a weekly conversation about the trends, ideas and disruptions changing the face of our democracy. Hosted by Sam Gill, SVP/Chief Program Officer, Knight Foundation Episode 6: Election Disrupted – Part 2: Spencer Overton and Arturo Vargas (Thursday, May 28, 1 p.m. ET) Spencer Overton, President of the Joint Center for Political and Economic […]

April 23, 2020
Vision: Peering into the future of democracy