Section 1: Policy and political context

2. The far-too-normal election (Dave Karpf)
3. One pandemic, two Americas and a week-long election day (Ioana Coman)
4. Political emotion and the global pandemic: factors at odds with a Trump presidency (Erik P. Bucy)
5. The pandemic did not produce the predominant headwinds that changed the course of the country (Amanda Weinstein)
6. Confessions of a vampire (Kirk Combe)
7. COVID-19 and the 2020 election (Timothy Coombs)
8. President Trump promised a vaccine by Election Day: that politicized vaccination intentions (Matthew Motta)
9. The enduring impact of the Black Lives Matter movement on the 2020 elections (Gabriel B. Tait)
10. Where do we go from here? The 2020 U.S. presidential election, immigration, and crisis (Jamie Winders)
11. A nation divided on abortion? (Zoe Brigley Thompson)
12. Ending the policy of erasure: transgender issues in 2020 (Anne C. Osborne)
13. U.S. presidential politics and planetary crisis in 2020 (Reed Kurtz)
14. Joe Biden and America’s role in the world (Jason Edwards)
15. President Biden’s foreign policy: engagement, multilateralism, and cautious globalization (Klaus W. Larres)
16. Presidential primary outcomes as evidence of levels of party unity (Judd Thornton)
17. A movable force: the armed forces voting bloc (Amanda Weinstein)
18. Guns and the 2020 elections (Robert Spitzer)
19. Can Biden’s win stop the decline of the West and restore the role of the United States in the world? (Roman Gerodimos)