Our democracy depends on keeping elections safe, yet a growing number of Americans believe political violence is acceptable. And unprecedented threats against election officials are putting our communities and our elections at risk.
States United supports elected officials and law enforcement leaders as they respond to new challenges to public safety, including election-related threats, intimidation, and harassment.
In coordination with some of the nation’s top policing experts on our bipartisan Advisory Board, we advise state and local leaders on this vital mission.
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election officials say threats have increased in recent years.Source: Brennan Center for Justice