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ONLINE EVENT- Voting During a Pandemic: The 1918 Elections in Massachusetts
Apr 22 2020
While the COVID-19 pandemic has complicated the voting process this election year, it is not the first time that consequential national and local elections have taken place during a health care crisis. In the fall of 1918, during the waning days of the First World War and just after the peak of a virulent influenza epidemic—the “Spanish Flu”—citizens of Massachusetts voted in primary, and then in state and national elections. Did the 1918 pandemic influence the outcome of electionsView more
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