Athena Strategies collects helpful resources such as tools, fact sheets, guidance, and templates for use by election and other government officials, voters, partners, and other interested parties. These resources focus on election security, voting rights, and amplifying understanding and civil discourse about elections in the U.S. If you have a suggested resource for inclusion, please contact us.

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National Association of State Election Directors (NASED)’s State by State Voter Information Website

This site provides a comprehensive compendium of helpful election resources from each state, providing accurate and up-to-date information about how to register, vote, and be a poll worker; explaining the many election security and integrity processes in place; and combatting many election-related myths and misinformation. 

Election Security and Fact-Checking Videos

These videos provide easy-to-understand and easy-to-share information about local, state, and federal election security and integrity processes.

Election Security and Voting Fact Sheets and One-Pagers

To inform and empower voters and increase civic engagement, we need to do more to share easy-to-understand information about how our elections work and how they are secured – and we need to reach people where they are – in barbershops and in church, in schools and community centers, and on TikTok and beyond.

Election Fact-Checking Websites

Many jurisdictions and agencies have compiled fact-checking webpages to combat common election-related myths and mis and disinformation. These resources serve as invaluable tools for voters and templates for government officials, offering clarity and debunking falsehoods about the election process.

Sign up to be a Pollworker!

Access resources to sign up to be a Pollworker in PA and all other states.

Committee of Seventy Elections & Voting Curriculum

Committee of 70 offers an easy-to-teach and learn Elections & Voting curriculum.

Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)

In January 2017, the Department of Homeland Security officially designated elections as critical infrastructure, recognizing that our election infrastructure is of such vital importance to our nation that its incapacitation would have a devastating effect on the country.

Committee for Safe & Secure Elections

The Committee for Safe and Secure Elections (CSSE) is a cross-sector collaboration of election officials, law enforcement, federal agencies, and nonpartisan organizations, working together to help protect election workers, voters, and infrastructure from threats, intimidation, and violence.

Threats and Harassment in Local Government: Benchmarking Report

Princeton University’s Bridging Divides Initiative and CivicPulse released their quarterly benchmarking report in Nov. 2023, offering survey results from local election officials on their experience with and concerns about threats and demographic differences among those reporting.

CIS/EI-ISAC’s Essential Guide to Election Security

The Center for Internet Security (CIS)/Election Infrastructure Information Sharing and Analysis Center (EI-ISAC) has developed this Essential Guide to Election Security to serve as an easy-to-follow resource for election officials to assess and learn how to strengthen their cyber and election security.
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