State Sen. Doug Mastriano

State Sen. Doug Mastriano, a prominent election denier, conceded defeat in his campaign for governor of Pennsylvania. AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster

Christopher Beem is the managing director of the McCourtney Institute for Democracy at Penn State University. He is also co-host of the Democracy Works podcast. His latest book is “The Seven Democratic Virtues: What You Can Do to Overcome Tribalism and Save Our Democracy.”

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