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Fact Sheets

Backgrounder: Michigan’s ‘fake electors’ charges, explained

Michigan was one of seven states where “fake electors” claimed that Donald Trump won the 2020 presidential election in their state.
Best Practices

Social Media Policies: Mis/Disinformation, Threats, and Harassment

With the help of the Institute for Strategic Dialogue, we have compiled the policies related to election and voting disinformation of some of the most used platforms, including Gab, Meta (Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp), Reddit, Telegram, TikTok, Truth Social, Twitter, and YouTube.

The Financial and Economic Dangers of Democratic Backsliding

The decentralized nature of U.S. election administration means that the actions of even a single state-level official could wreak significant havoc on national electoral processes.

New Survey: Across the Political Spectrum, Americans Prioritize Counting Every Legal Vote Over Winning

According to a new survey, Americans overwhelmingly say it’s more important that we count every legal vote than that their preferred candidate win. That’s true of Republicans, Democrats, and Independents.
Legal Analysis, Reports

The January 6 Hearings

The attack and effort to undermine the will of the American voters did not happen in a vacuum. Fueled by misinformation and lies about the 2020 election, many of the key actors involved and key actions taken that contributed to the attack originated from the states. After all, while elections are national events, they are run and led by the states.

Replacing the Refs: Updated Analysis of Election Denier Campaigns as Critical Month of Primaries Begins


Joint Session of Congress

This guide outlines the process set forth in counting the Electoral College votes from the 2020 presidential election and how those rules apply to the Joint Session of Congress on January 6, 2021.

Protecting the Results

The resources on this page are aimed at preparing AGs and other state and local officials to protect the results.

Ensuring a Full and Fair Count

The resources on this page are aimed at preparing AGs and other state and local officials to protect a full and fair count.

Federal Government Involvement in the Election

This toolkit collects resources to help state attorneys general, and other local and state officials, understand the proper federal, state, and local roles in election administration and enforcement.