Thom Reilly

Thom Reilly

Thom Reilly is professor and co-director, Center for an Independent and Sustainable Democracy, School of Public Affairs, Arizona State University.


Role of secretaries of state in administering fair elections is changing – and not in a good way

By: - October 24, 2022

The state officials who administer fair, accessible, and secure elections have historically operated quietly without garnering much public attention. Elections happen, votes are counted, the winners are declared, and democracy moves on. But since 2020, secretaries of state and other state officials who oversee elections have come under increasing scrutiny and been exposed to increasing abuse. […]