We often think of elections as national events, but they are run by the states. That means trusted state and local officials are the guardians of our democracy—the people who defend our free and fair elections.
With a focus on the unique tools available to governors, state attorneys general, secretaries of state, and law enforcement officials, States United promotes nonpartisan legal and policy strategies to protect the freedom to vote.
As of April 2022, 33 states are considering at least 229 bills that would politicize, interfere with, or criminalize the administration of elections.Source: A Democracy Crisis in the Making
As of June, two-thirds of contests for secretary of state in 2022 include at least one Election Denier.Source: Replacing the Refs
February 14, 2023
Bipartisan State and Federal Prosecutors Urge Acquittal for Crystal Mason After Unwarranted Illegal Voting Conviction
December 7, 2022
NEW REPORT AND POLLING: States United Action Releases Final Replacing the Refs Report, New Survey on Voters’ Rejection of Election Denier Candidates
November 18, 2022
Midterm Results Show Americans Do Not Want Election Deniers to Hold Statewide Office
November 10, 2022