Street Beat: Election Overview

This week on Street Beat, host Amyre Makupson gets an overview of this year’s history making presidential election from Dave Dulio, Professor and Political Science Chair at Oakland University.

Jerry Burden, the President of the Leagues of Women Voters Oakland Area, and Street Beat host Amyre Makupson (Photo credit: Ken Bryant, Jr. CBS 62/CW50)

Jerry Burden, the President of the Leagues of Women Voters Oakland Area, and Street Beat host Amyre Makupson (Photo credit: Ken Bryant, Jr. CBS 62/CW50)

Then, Jerry Burden, the President of the Leagues of Women Voters Oakland Area explains the tools available to voters that can help them make their electoral decisions.

Street Beat host Amyre Makupson and Professor Dave Dulio, Political Science Chair at Oakland University. (Photo credit: Ken Bryant, Jr. CBS 62/CW50)

Street Beat host Amyre Makupson and Professor Dave Dulio, Political Science Chair at Oakland University. (Photo credit: Ken Bryant, Jr. CBS 62/CW50)

Finally, every two years the National Congress of Black Women-Oakland County holds mock elections to teach middle school students about the importance of voting.

Diana Peagler, First Vice Chairperson of the National Congress of Black Women-Oakland County, (Photo credit: Ken Bryant, Jr. CBS 62/CW50)

Diana Peagler, First Vice Chairperson of the National Congress of Black Women-Oakland County, (Photo credit: Ken Bryant, Jr. CBS 62/CW50)

Diana Peagler, Presidential Mock Election Chairperson & First Vice Chairperson of NCBW, explains how the program works.

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