Election infrastructure

Rumor Control

Mis- and disinformation can undermine public confidence in the electoral process, as well as in our democracy.  Elections are administered by state and local officials who implement numerous safeguards to protect the security of your vote pursuant to various state and federal laws and processes. This resource is designed to debunk common misinformation and disinformation narratives and themes that relate broadly to the security of election infrastructure and related processes.

Election Infographic Products

The Election Infographic Products is a set of three infographics and two maps designed to combat disinformation by equipping election officials, stakeholders, and voters with information on the mail-in voting, post election, and election results processes (which vary by state and/or jurisdictions), and the security measures that were implemented to safeguard the 2020 election season. The products are:

Three P’s of Voting

The Three P’s of Voting is an infographic to help voters understand the importance of being prepared ahead of elections to cast their vote, participating to help during local elections, and being patient as increased usage of mail-in and absentee ballots may lead to slower than usual results reporting in some states.

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CFI Task Force

CISA’s Countering Foreign Influence Task Force (CFITF) is charged with building national resilience to foreign influence activities. The CFITF does this by helping the American people and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) stakeholders understand the scope and scale of influence activities targeting elections and critical infrastructure, and by enabling them to take actions to mitigate risks associated with foreign influence operations.

NCF Fact Sheet

The National Critical Functions (NCF) fact sheet provides an overview of the NCFs, how the NRMC has leveraged the NCF framework in response to emerging threats, and the ongoing effort to deepen the understanding of how NCFs operate.