The Presidential Transition Index: Contemporaneous Assessments of the Trump-Biden Transition
Authors: Paul Friesen, Rachel Gagnon, Shadwa Ibrahim, William Kakenmaster, Maggie Shum
Publication info: Keough School of Global Affairs, January 2021
Full text: Read this report at curate.nd.edu
The Trump-Biden transition was perhaps the most closely watched and politically fraught presidential transition in modern United States history.
As the transition concludes, a new report published by the Keough School of Global Affairs provides a timely assessment of the state of the transition and presents key findings from the Presidential Transition Index research team.
The Presidential Transition Index: Contemporaneous Assessments of the Trump-Biden Transition highlights areas of vulnerability in transition processes that could impact the health of US democracy and American lives in light of the Coronavirus pandemic. It presents several recommendations for reforming statutory requirements and strengthening democratic norms to help ensure that future transitions proceed smoothly.
Friesen, Paul, Rachel Gagnon, Shadwa Ibrahim, William Kakenmaster, and Maggie Shum. The Presidential Transition Index: Contemporaneous Assessments of the Trump-Biden Transition. Notre Dame, IN: Keough School of Global Affairs, 2021. https://doi.org/10.7274/r0-3ym3-xw18
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