Steven Levitsky

professor of government at Harvard, co-author of “How Democracies Die”

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Until late Tuesday, Christopher Krebs was the top Trump administration official overseeing election security.

Democracy: How it held up during election 2020 and what it may look like going forward

Until late Tuesday, Christopher Krebs was the top Trump administration official overseeing election security.

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