With the November elections quickly approaching, everyone wants in on the game. But before you roll up your sleeves and dig in, take a minute to consider your mission as a StateImpact reporter–to “report on how state issues and policy affect people’s lives.” To help iron out what that means in terms of election coverage, Chris Swope put together a little FAQ for you, below. We hope it is helpful.
Q: What’s the StateImpact mission when it comes to covering elections?
A: It’s the same as when we’re not covering elections. StateImpact explains the impact of state policy on people. Think of our election coverage as explaining the impact of the state policy choices before voters. Continue reading