Did the Pandemic make America more liberal?: An Analysis of the U.S Elections​​

Adithi Rajesh
Jindal Global Law School, India.

Volume IV, Issue I, 2021

The coronavirus turned the world upside down and amidst this global health crisis, the world looked on as America elected into power a new President and Vice President belonging to the Democratic Party. The Joe Biden and Kamala Harris duo defeated the republican candidates Donald Trump and Mike Pence by a whole 40,00 votes. Through the means of this study the researcher uses empirical evidences to analyze this shift in power using the different political ideologies in which the election was set. The paper aims to understand if the pandemic and pandemic led changes like increased social media usage and the mail-in ballot system had any effect in the process of electing a new party to run this democracy.

Keywords: Ideologies, Democracy, Liberalism, COVID19, U.S Election, Mail-in Ballot.

DOI: http://doi.one/10.1732/IJLMH.25908