Roughly 160 million Americans cast a vote in the presidential election. And even with that massive turnout, 86% of votes were counted by local elected officials within 24 hours of poll closings. NBCLX storyteller Chase Cain explains why that’s something to celebrate.
When Regina King accepted her fourth Emmy Award last month, she made an urgent plea to the audience: Vote up the ballot. But what does that mean? Chase Cain explains why local elections are so important this year and why voting up the ballot is the best way to ensure your voice is heard at all levels of government.