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2022 Democracy Defenders

2022 Democracy Targets

The NDRC will play a major role in protecting American democracy by launching an extensive electoral program in 17 states to defend the state and relevant local level offices that are crucial to protecting and strengthening our democracy.

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Democracy Defenders

Building on our effective model that changed the game on redistricting, we are applying our success in previous election cycles to now shine a spotlight on the state and local races most important for protecting our democracy. The NDRC’s Democracy Defenders will serve as key firewalls against Republican anti-democracy agendas in the states.

Stacey Abrams Governor
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Beto O'Rourke Governor
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Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Governor*
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Jocelyn Benson Secretary of State*
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Chelsea Clark Secretary of State
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Adrian Fontes Secretary of State
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NDRC News

NDRC Announces Initial Round of 2022 Democracy Defenders

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  • NDRC Announces Final Round of 2022 Democracy Defenders

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  • NDRC Announces 2nd Round of 2022 Democracy Defenders

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  • President Obama, Attorney General Holder, John Legend, will.i.am, and Jay Pharoah, Come Together to Celebrate Redistricting Success, Call on Americans to Vote

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  • ICYMI: NBC News Poll: Voters Rank Threats to Democracy as Top Issue

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  • Eric Holder: 57 Years Later, Voting Rights Act Protections Remain Necessary

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Eric H. Holder, Jr. 82nd U.S. Attorney General

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