NASS Statement on Recent Suspicious Letters to Elections Offices

For Immediate Release
Nov. 13, 2023

Washington, D.C. – The National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) led by its President Scott Schwab, Kansas Secretary of State, and President-elect Steve Simon, Minnesota Secretary of State, would like to address the recent suspicious letters to elections offices in multiple states:

“NASS has long
condemned threats towards election officials and workers, and stands again today to denounce these dangerous letters. Election officials and workers should never have to fear for their safety.

“Secretaries of State take these matters seriously and are constantly working towards creating a secure environment for our workers and citizens. We appreciate the diligent work of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Postal Inspection Service, state and local law enforcement officers, as well as other agencies aiding in this ongoing investigation.

“This incident reminds us that our democracy is strongest when we come together. We encourage all Americans to uplift and support the election officials in their local communities.”

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Maria Benson, Director of Communications | 202-624-3528 |