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Thom Reilly

Thom Reilly

Dr. Thom Reilly is currently a professor in the School of Public Affairs and Co-Director, Center for an Indepedent and Sustianable Democracy at Arizona State University (ASU). He is the former Chancellor of the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE). He previously served as County Manager for Clark County.

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Role of secretaries of state in administering fair elections is changing – and not in a good way

By: - October 24, 2022

The state officials who administer fair, accessible and secure elections have historically operated quietly without garnering much public attention. Elections happen, votes are counted, the winners are declared and democracy moves on. But since 2020, secretaries of state and other state officials who oversee elections have come under increasing scrutiny and been exposed to increasing […]