Episode 3 It’s All About The Vote Friday, October 30, 2020 Listen / Update RequiredTo play audio, update browser or Flash plugin. California Gov. Gavin Newsom, right, and wife Jennifer Siebel Newsom, left, vote in socially distanced booths at Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020.Renée C. Byer/The Sacramento Bee via AP, Pool You’ve heard it before: This election is different. But how? Voter data expert Paul Mitchell joins us to explain how mail-in voting became a partisan issue, and why this might mean long lines at voting centers for some people on Election Day. Also this week: What’s it like to vote in-person during a pandemic? Especially, if you’ve lost your home — and possibly your ballot — in a wildfire? And, should you still mail your ballot? Nicole gets answers from Libby Denkmann, who covers politics for KPCC in Los Angeles; Isabella Bloom, a reporter with the VoteBeat collaboration; and Ben Christopher, data reporter for CalMatters.