Episode 14. Brianna Lennon

What Voting Means To Me

05-01-2024 • 36 mins

Mara talks with Brianna Lennon, the county clerk in Boone County, Missouri, about the logistical challenges of election administration. Brianna tells us what brought her to the work of administering democracy— like Mara, she was inspired by a high school government teacher—and muses on the difficulties of balancing cynicism, realism, and hope through the act of voting.