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