Bipartisan election advocates are asking Congress for $2 billion in federal election funds.
A proposed spending package would allocate $400 million in election security grants.
Advocates warned local election offices are “chronically underfunded” in a letter obtained by Insider.
A bipartisan group of election advocates is asking House lawmakers to significantly increase proposed federal funding for elections in a federal spending bill as the January 6 Committee hearings spotlight ongoing threats to election workers.
“The federal government hasn’t meaningfully invested in…