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How The States Project made Democratic victories possible in 4 state legislatures that others said couldn’t be won

By Adam Pritzker & Daniel Squadron They said we were crazy to invest in these states. But we did it anyway — and we won. Campaigns can be a tricky game. Despite all that political practitioners have learned about the most effective strategies and tactics over the years, the truth is that there’s still no […]

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NEW POLL: How to boost Democrats’ closing argument — with a personal touch

By Adam Pritzker & Daniel Squadron As the last days of the 2022 midterms elections come into clearer focus, candidates in close contests are beginning their final push, aiming to capture as many votes as possible in the limited time remaining in races with razor-thin margins. The careful calibration of a campaign’s closing argument is […]

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NEW POLL: Voters overwhelmingly oppose so-called “Independent State Legislature” doctrine

By Adam Pritzker & Daniel Squadron It’s no secret that the rightwing is currently riding a conspiracy-fueled train with a one-way ticket to the destruction of American democracy. The evidence has piled up to the point that it’s impossible to ignore. In the last two years alone, we’ve seen relentless attacks on Americans’ fundamental right […]

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The 3 State Legislatures That Could Make or Break American Democracy — and How We Win Them

By Adam Pritzker & Daniel Squadron We’re just going to come right out and say it: American democracy is on the brink. This might seem like hyperbole, but it’s true. It may be absurd, but it’s certainly not a drill. In fact, it’s a blaze that’s been building for decades. And with Trump’s attempt to […]

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Giving Our Democracy a Fighting Chance

The Constitution is hanging by a thread. That’s what Rusty Bowers, the outgoing Speaker of the Arizona House and a lifelong Republican, said in this interview earlier this week. Ousted by his own party in the recent primary elections for refusing to ignore the will of Arizona voters to help Trump overturn the 2020 election, he […]

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What Sets The States Project Apart

The States Project’s electoral work focuses on building state legislative majorities — identifying and supporting candidates in the tightest races, incentivizing them to use evidenced-backed tactics to help create impactful campaigns, and building a grassroots community committed to electing these candidates.   The goal? To build governing power for state lawmakers committed to improving lives. Here’s […]

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Learn. Choose. Mobilize. Create Change.

It’s easy to feel isolated by today’s politics. You want our country to change for the better, but it’s hard to know where to start, even when you want to donate to candidates whose policies and goals align with yours. That’s why The States Project created Giving Circles — to give people like you, who […]

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