The Future US Announces Coalition on AI + Election Security

The Future US Announces Coalition on AI + Election Security

The Future US and Issue One have launched the nationwide AI + Election Security Coalition to combat AI threats to our democracy & harness “AI for good.” Athena Strategies President Kathy Boockvar is proud to serve as a Senior Advisor to The Future US and will co-lead the Coalition with Daniel B. Prieto, former Director … Read more

Try Again on No-Excuse Mail Voting

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“A study from the Center for American Progress found that states that offered vote-by-mail options in 2016 had voter participation 10 points higher than states without.” Read the op-Ed Kathy co-authored in the Albany Times Union about the benefits of NY enacting a vote by mail law, published with Henry Berger, a former Chair of the … Read more

Fox Settlement Between Fox News and Dominion A Wake-Up Call for Other Networks

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Following news of a settlement in the Dominion Voting- Fox News lawsuit,Athena Strategies President Kathy Boockvar spoke with The Washington Post about her experiences after the 2020 election and her hope that this settlement will be a wakeup call that will be a deterrent to future transgressions. As she illustrates it, “…dollars speak loudly to … Read more

Fox News and Dominion Trial Set to Begin, After Two and a Half Years

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As the Dominion-Fox News case was finally heading to trial and before it settled, Athena Strategies President Kathy Boockvar was interviewed by Bloomberg about her thoughts on what might happen during the trial, and its relevance in setting the historic record straight. Expressing her experiences following the 2020 election, Kathy described how “[t]he trial could … Read more

Kathy Boockvar Speaks at The Washington Center’s Inside Washington Program

The Washington Center Hosts Election Security Talk

Athena Strategies President and former PA Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar was the inaugural speaker for The Washington Center’s Inside Washington program in January 2023. She spoke about her career dedicated to election security and democracy and the critical importance of magnifying civic engagement. About 300 students and faculty, representing 24 states, 36 colleges, and … Read more

The Biden Institute Welcomes Former Secretaries of State Ahead of 2022 Midterm Elections

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The University of Delaware Biden Institute of Public Policy invited former Pennsylvania Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar to serve as an SNF Ithaca Initiative Fellow, and to visit with students and faculty at the Institute to discuss election integrity and a healthy democracy. Kathy and former Kentucky Secretary of State Trey Grayson were featured speakers … Read more

Local Election Officials Brace for Possible Violence and Threats

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Kathy Boockvar, president of Athena Strategies, was interviewed by Route Fifty for an article focusing on potentially volatile election scenarios and means for election officials to deescalate these situations and protect themselves. Kathy spoke about the need for increased coordination and communication between law enforcement and elections officials and why it matters. Read the full … Read more

Law Enforcement Searching for New Ways to Protect Elections

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Athena Strategies President Kathy Boockvar spoke with StateScoop about the importance of collaborative cross-sector efforts of law enforcement and election officials to strengthen security for voters and election workers alike, and provide election officials with the resources they need.   Read the full story here.

Election Worker Safety a Priority Ahead of 2022 Midterms


In a joint interview with Commissioner Ben Hovland of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission ahead of the 2022 midterm election, Athena Strategies President Kathy Boockvar spoke on the importance of protecting election workers. As Kathy stated, “We need to have their backs just like they have ours.” Read the full story here.

The Conservative Case that Trump Lost and Biden Won the 2020 Presidential Election

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Read this report written in 2022 by prominent political conservative experts, who were so troubled by the continuing conspiracies and allegations of the 2020 election being “stolen,” that they examined in great detail all the most substantial allegations of wrongdoing across the country. These conservative experts report the detailed results of their investigations, and came … Read more