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“Le Devoir” is preparing all the coverage for the American presidential election

Photo: Le Devoir “Devoir” journalists will travel to several American states starting in April.

In exactly seven months, American citizens will elect the president and vice president of the United States, in the 60th American presidential election. Rarely in history, the political contest will feature the same protagonists as in 2020, namely former American President Donald Trump and the current first leader of the United States, Joe Biden.

This electoral campaign already contains all the ingredients intended to rivet us to our seats, fascinated, sometimes taken aback, by the chapters playing out among our neighbors to the South. Readers of Devoirare fond of American politics, and that is why we have prepared a coverage plan intended to inform you and make you think. From the United States, where we will be present on the cover every month from now on, and from our Montreal offices, our team of journalists and analysts and columnists are ready to offer an American panorama in all journalistic forms: articles, columns, analyses, field reports, video, podcast and data visualizations.

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We are starting the ball rolling today by launching the newsletter Le Courrier des elections Americanes, which once a week will present you with a selection of our best content, analyzes from our journalist Fabien Deglise, reports from the field, insights into some -one of the many issues that will shape this election, in addition to answering questions from readers. Sign up!

The material is already abundant and rich for the journalists who will travel to several American states starting in April. Between the legal tribulations of Republican candidate Trump and the issues of democracy, immigration, environment and economy, our reporters will meet Americans of all stripes to try to understand the state of mind of the electorate as the election approaches. November 2024. Our Transat International Journalism Fund — Le Devoirallows us to imagine the production of dozens of content produced from around twenty states, from north to south and from east to west of the United States, without forgetting the Democratic and Republican conventions this summer. Our team will try to understand American society, through realities such as, among other things, the struggles surrounding the right to abortion, racial issues or global warming. Immerse yourself on Saturday in the special world of Kennesaw, a small university town in Georgia, where our journalist Sébastien Tanguay observed that firearms are the law.

The analyzes of Fabien Deglise, the columns of Élisabeth Vallet and John R. MacArthur, the editorials of Guy Taillefer and the comments of numerous experts contributing to our Ideas section will nourish your thoughts throughout this presidential. The reporters of Devoirno longer leave armed only with a notebook and pencil, podcast and video teams will allow you to capture images and interviews which will be available to you in various formats. Everything will culminate on election day with live coverage of the evolution of the results, thanks to a digital results dashboard allowing you to follow the evolution of this race. Our reporters will obviously be on site at the decisive moment to capture the sequence of events and reactions. Happy campaigning!

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116