Election Worker Safety

Issue One – The High Cost of High Turnover

This Issue One survey and report notes the harrowing number of election officials who have left their posts since the 2020 election. They found that half of the 76 million Americans who live in the western United States have a new chief local election official since the 2020 election. In this region — which includes two major swing states and a mix of Democratic-leaning and Republican-leaning states — about 40% of the local chief election officials in the region have left their positions since November 2020.

Access the report here.