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May 8, 2024

How Election Officials Can Identify, Prepare for, and Respond to AI Threats

“Mere awareness of the ways that AI might threaten elections is no substitute for actually seeing how it could do so. On December 15–16, 2023, the office of Arizona Secretary of State Adrian Fontes, in collaboration with the Brennan Center, the Elections Group, and the Institute for the Future, conducted a first-of-its-kind tabletop exercise on how AI could disrupt election operations in 2024. The goal of this exercise was to prepare officials at all levels of government for AI-generated or supported attacks against election offices and infrastructure.”

Read more from the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU Law.

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