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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Brennan Center and CSET’s AI Recommendations

Brennan Center for Justice and Georgetown's Center for Security and Emerging Technology (CSET) have begun a helpful series of essays and recommendations, examining the benefits and risks of AI on elections. This series explores steps that the public, private, and nonprofit sectors should take to reduce risk and increase the positive impact of AI tools for elections.

Election Assistance Commission (EAC)’s AI Toolkit for Election Officials

The U.S. Election Assistance Commission developed a toolkit for election officials to gain a greater understanding of AI tools and technologies and their Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats (SWOT Analysis).

AI and Democracy

This resource is a series of essays by the Brennan Center and Georgetown’s Center for Security and Emerging Technology, which examines the benefits and risks of AI on elections.

Contextualizing Deepfake Threats to Organizations

Joint information sheet issued by the Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the National Security Agency (NSA) on threats from AI-generated “synthetic media.”

AI and the Future of our Elections – U.S. Senate Rules & Administration Committee hearing, 9/27/23

Hearing before the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration, which has oversight over federal elections.

Delphi – Chat 2024

Chat 2024 is an AI-generated platform that creates “clones” of presidential candidates and allows visitors to ask questions of and have conversations with these candidates, or see them “debate” each other.