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'Uninformed: Why People Know So Little About Politics and What We Can Do About It'

Jan 6, 2016

Ask anybody these days to name their state senator, their U.S. senator or member of Congress and chances are you’ll get a blank look more often than you’ll get a correct answer. On this edition of Up To Date, we discuss how to increase voter awareness and engagement.

Guests:

  • Arthur Lupia is a political scientist at the University of Michigan and author of Uninformed: Why People Know So Little About Politics and What We Can Do About It.
  • Sarah Jones was the campaign manager for Kansas City Council member Quinton Lucas.