Post-Election “Too Close to Call” Guide



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You’ve been working for months for this moment. It’s the night of the election, and all of the phone calls have been made, texts sent, fundraising finished, and the results are … too close to call. 

The following guide will help you craft that plan detailing what to do (and what not to do) before Election Day to prepare for uncertain results following the election.

  • Who to reach out to for legal support based on your type of race (Congressional, State Legislative, and local)
  • Questions to ask your election lawyer
  • Questions to ask local election officials

Too busy to dive in now? Bookmark our one-pager of Post-Election Resources for 2022 Staffers so you can revisit all the tools whenever you need them.

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