Maine Currents 7/21/20: Elections 2020 Edition

Producer/Host: Amy Browne

Regular guests Professor Amy Fried and former State Representative Ralph Chapman weigh in on local and national politics, and we’re joined by Lisa Savage for US Senate , Tiffany Bond and Matthew McDonald for the Max Linn campaign (website under development). They explain why they’ve teamed up together to demand access to the US Senate debates with Sara Gideon and U.S. Senator Susan Collins

Professor Amy Fried, Chair of the Political Science Department at the University of Maine
Former State Representative Ralph Chapman, and
Ann Luther, board member for the League of Women Voters of Maine

Recorded via Zoom on 7/20/2020

About the host:
Amy Browne started out at WERU as a volunteer news & public affairs producer in 2000, co-hosting/co-producing RadioActive with Meredith DeFrancesco. She joined the team of Voices producers a few years later, and has been WERU’s News & Public Affairs Manager since January, 2006. In addition to RadioActive, Voices and Maine Currents, she also produced and hosted the WERU News Report for several years. She has produced segments for national programs including Free Speech Radio News, This Way Out, Making Contact, Workers Independent News, Pacifica PeaceWatch, and Live Wire News, and has contributed to Democracy Now and the WBAI News Report. She is the recipient of the 2014 Excellence in Environmental Journalism Award from the Sierra Club of Maine, and the First Place 2017 Radio News Award from the Maine Association of Broadcasters.