Race to the White House: Tim Lynch, Nick Bisley

Streets are covered by debris caused by Hurricane Sandy in New Jersey. How will it affect the presidential race? EPA/Michael Reynolds

Welcome to part nine of our Race to the White House podcast series.

Each week we’ll be talking to Australia’s top US experts on the ins and outs of the 2012 US presidential campaign.

This week, we ask whether Hurricane Sandy was the October Surprise, with University of Melbourne Senior Lecturer in American Politics, Timothy Lynch, and La Trobe Professor of International Relations, Nick Bisley.

Podcast produced by Rachel Baxendale.