With just days remaining before the nation elects a president, there is an abundance of information that Americans are ingesting and overlooking that may help their decisions on the local level.

Dara Kennedy asked The Nation’s justice and political writer Elie Mystal to take us behind his in-depth reporting on the 2020 campaign that will affect us all for years to come.

**Editors note: This interview was conducted before Election Day (November 3, 2020).