Since 2015 Moonshot has tracked searches for, and engagement with, Domestic Violent Extremism across the United States. From September 2020 Moonshot stepped up a tailored elections crisis response team to develop an early warning system, and intervention network, to mitigate potential escalation of tensions within the US.
This series of State-level infographics specifically covers data collected on Google Search from September 2020 until March 2021 related to Domestic Violent Extremist mobilizations to targeted violence, political violence, conspiracy theories, and armed groups. No personally identifiable information was collected as part of this research, which solely uses aggregated metadata.
Access each State’s infographic below: