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May 27, 2024

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Why CEIR’s ‘fiercely nonpartisan’ identity is vital to our work

A fiercely nonpartisan identity is arguably the most important fact about CEIR, one without which its work would be impossible.

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March 05, 2024

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What is the Election Official Legal Defense Network?

In the midst of unprecedented threats and harassment against election officials, a nationwide network of pro bono legal support is available to defend those on the front line of democracy.

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February 08, 2024

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‘Engaged’ Supreme Court hears Trump ballot exclusion arguments

The US Supreme Court heard arguments in Trump v. Anderson, a case to decide whether Donald Trump should be disqualified from the 2024 presidential ballot in Colorado.

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February 06, 2024

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Unanimous: DC circuit court strikes down Trump’s blanket immunity argument

The court ruled that no president, including Trump, has blanket immunity for criminal acts they might commit while they are in office.

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July 20, 2023

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Webinar: The State of Democracy in the U.S. and Around the World with The Carter Center

David Becker, CEIR Executive Director, and Paige Alexander, CEO of The Carter Center, discussed the current state of American democracy and concerns about the 2024 […]

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June 29, 2023

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Newsletter: Moore v. Harper, Ahead to 2024, and more

A Note from Executive Director David Becker Some quick thoughts on this week’s Moore v. Harper decision in the Supreme Court. This case is extremely […]

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June 01, 2023

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Readout from the Summit on American Democracy

A Note from Executive Director David Becker CEIR recently hosted the Summit on American Democracy in Washington, D.C. Attending and speaking were election officials from […]

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March 22, 2023

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Newsletter: Newest Threats to American Democracy

In the past year, attacks fueled by disinformation have led to some states--all Republican led--to diminish their own ability to maintain election integrity.

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March 13, 2023

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Letter in Support of the Center for Election Innovation & Research (CEIR) and CEIR Executive Director David Becker

We write as Republicans and conservatives, who have worked for election integrity, security, and the rule of law. Today, election officials around the country are better protecting election integrity than ever before, but they, and those that work to support them, are besieged by a steady stream of disinformation, designed to weaken our democracy and voters’ confidence.

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February 21, 2023

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Newsletter: Who Can You Trust? Election Denialism in America

This has been an eventful year for American democracy and the professional election officials who give voters a voice. We spent much of the year dealing with ongoing lies about the integrity of our elections, which fueled further threats and harassment of election officials...

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