Your vote counts: 6 podcasts to keep you informed ahead of the midterm elections

Government November 8, 2022

With the midterm elections on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, we’ve gathered some podcasts to stay informed. Tune into podcasts like “Campaign HQ” and “Pod Save America” that are hosted by former President Barack Obama’s staffers.

Catch up on the latest with “FiveThirtyEight Politics” and “The NPR Politics Podcast.” For insight on issues that impact elections such as inflation narratives, crime statistics, court rulings, and more, check out “The Homestretch.”

Campaign HQ with David Plouffe

Campaign HQ with David Plouffe

Listen to ‘Campaign HQ with David Plouffe’

On weekly episodes, Cadence13’s “Campaign HQ with David Plouffe” covers the 2022 Midterm Elections, candidates, and races in key states. Plouffe was former President Barack Obama’s campaign manager, White House Senior Advisor, and the creator of Obama’s winning presidential campaigns. Stay tuned for insight on elections for the Senate, the house, Attorney General, Secretary of State, and gubernatorial positions.

The Homestretch

The Homestretch

Listen to ‘The Homestretch’

Audacy’s “The Homestretch” shares insight and analyzes issues ahead of the midterm elections. In this limited series, you’ll hear about inflation narratives, how abortion rulings affect elections, crimes’ impact on voting, having faith in elections, and more. The podcast welcomes guests like KYW news reporter Jim Melwert, Jolt’s communications director Christine Bolaños, KCBS’ Doug Sovern, economist Christopher Thornberg, and more in weekly episodes.

How to Save a Country

How to Save a Country

Listen to ‘How to Save a Country’

Felicia Wong (Roosevelt Institute) and Michael Tomasky (The New Republic) discuss ideas that are pushing America forward on “How to Save a Country.” This podcast is addressing the nation’s uncertain times, the economy, protecting democracy, the environment, and more in weekly episodes that connect economics, law, and politics. A recent episode spoke with Rep. Hakeem Jeffries about the Democratic Party, his policy work, and what he envisions for the future. This series is presented by the Roosevelt Institute, The New Republic, and PRX.

The NPR Politics Podcast

The NPR Politics Podcast

Listen to ‘The NPR Politics Podcast’

On weekdays, “The NPR Politics Podcast” fills listeners in on news from Washington to what’s happening on the campaign trail. Episodes run under 30 minutes each and recent episodes cover midterm elections.

FiveThirtyEight Politics

Listen to ‘FiveThirtyEight Politics’

From ABC News comes “FiveThirtyEight Politics,” a semiweekly series filled with midterm election news. Tune in for politics, coverage on issues, and any relevant “game-changers.” This podcast is hosted by Nate Silver and you’ll also hear from the FiveThirtyEight team in episodes that run less than an hour on average.

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Pod Save America

Listen to ‘Pod Save America’

Former President Barack Obama’s aides Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett, Dan Pfeiffer, and Tommy Vietorhost host Crooked Media’s “Pod Save America.” They’re bringing you news, political insights, and conversations with guests about topics that matter. For new episodes, tune in on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

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