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Election 2020

Joe Biden signs his first executive orders in the Oval Office.


And now, the way forward

With Biden’s inauguration as starting line, analysts probe the challenges ahead, issue by issue, in this ‘rare and difficult hour’

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Harvard Business School

Leadership advice for Biden: Restore a sense of calm

Harvard Business School faculty members share their expectations for a Biden presidency and offer advice to the commander in chief as he takes on the raging COVID-19 pandemic and a divided nation

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Harvard Law School

Transfer of power

Harvard Law School scholars weigh in on the electoral and constitutional issues in light of Capitol siege

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Graduate School of Education

Conversations across differences

Civic education expert Meira Levinson on how educators can confront polarization and create space for open conversations about the election and beyond

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Journalist's Resource

Decisions, decisions

How national news outlets project and call presidential winners


Harvard Law School

Ranked-choice voting, explained

A Q&A with HLS Lecturer Peter Brann, a former state solicitor for the state of Maine—the first state to use ranked-choice voting in a federal election

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Harvard Law School

How it all adds up

Lawrence Lessig discusses institutional threats to representative democracy

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Harvard Medical School

Voting for health care

HMS student is getting out the vote to ensure a healthier democracy