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How Presidential Electors are Selected in Florida

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A recent article in The Atlantic by Barton Gellman titled “The Election That Could Break America” speculates that President Trump could “easily throw the election into chaos and subvert the result.” One subject it covers is how presidential electors are chosen after the votes have been tabulated. To get some clarity on this topic and how things could actually play out here in Florida we talk with Aubrey Jewett, associate professor of political science at University of Central Florida.

Mike Kiniry is producer of Gulf Coast Live, and co-creator and host of the WGCU podcast Three Song Stories: Biography Through Music. He first joined the WGCU team in the summer of 2003 as an intern while studying Communication at Florida Gulf Coast University. 
Julie Glenn is the News Director and the host of Gulf Coast Live. She joined the WGCU team in November of 2016 to expand the Gulf Coast Live call-in radio show from once a week to five days a week.  Since then, the show has been recognized in state and regional competitions and has featured artists, political leaders, historians, environmental experts, doctors, local reporters, and national and international scholars. After leading the station's award-winning coverage of Hurricane Irma in September of 2017, Julie was named Interim News Director. In January of 2018, she launched WGCU's first podcast: Grape Minds.