(Dis)trust in Elections: Identifying Who Distrusts the Elections Process & Why


As a new election cycle dawns, now is the time to do the work—to educate, provide transparency and rebuild Americans’ confidence in our elections. The Campaign Legal Center (CLC) commissioned a study by the Ad Council Research Institute (ACRI) to determine Americans’ trust in the election process. Informed by a dual-phased, mixed-methods research study, ACRI and CLC targeted seven key states: Arizona, Michigan, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Nevada, North Carolina and Georgia.