In the United States this November, voters in all 50 states will elect members of Congress. They will also elect governors, secretaries of state, and state-level judges. Although commentators in Germany looking for clues about the way the political wind is blowing ahead of the next presidential election will likely focus on the former, they should also pay attention to the latter. These state-level posts are vital to certifying election results. If candidates loyal to Trump win those elections, they might give in to pressure to rig the results in 2024.