Efforts to deceive are a top concern among state election officials heading into 2024

As they begin to prepare ahead of the 2024 election, efforts to deceive the public regarding voting and elections remains a top concern for state election officials. Several secretaries of state recently gathered in Washington for the annual summer conference of the National Association of Secretaries of State; at the conference officials identified misinformation and the emergence of generative artificial intelligence tools to create false or misleading content as some of their top concerns. Other top concerns included staffing and the loss of experienced leaders overseeing elections at the local level due to resignations following backlash regarding the 2020 presidential election.

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