About this episode:
Americans were told for months that results from the 2020 presidential election could take days, even weeks, to be confirmed. But there was little clarity on how it would all play out.
For the first time in seven months, host Trymaine Lee hit the road for North Carolina, to track the Black vote in this crucial swing state. He found enthusiasm on a college campus, wary determination outside of polling places, and democracy in action as election workers gathered results in the bowels of an old courtroom.
But as Election Day came and went without a clear winner, North Carolinians were left in limbo, waiting to find out who their state voted for. And all of America was left wondering which way our country is headed.
Find the transcript here.
Further Reading and Watching:
- NBC News Decision Desk Live Blog
- Black men drifted from Democrats toward Trump in record numbers, polls show
- North Carolina Election Results 2020