In California, there are more than 35 NPR affiliate stations serving audiences in 51 different counties — all with their own city council elections, ballot measures, and school board races.
But on Election Day, the Golden State’s 38 million residents will also vote in several of the same federal and statewide contests. And Kristen Rae Lepore says that’s a recipe for collaboration.
“We’re always talking about limited resources, especially in public media,” Lepore said. “It just makes sense to collaborate.”