Search results for ‘voting works’

  • Non-profit

    Voting Works

    VotingWorks is a left-of-center non-profit provider of voting machines and open-source election verification software. In November 2019, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced it would partner with VotingWorks to pilot the use of its vote verification software in six battleground states during the November 2020 election. In April 2020,
  • Non-profit

    The Voting Information Project (VIP)

    The Voting Information Project (VIP) is an election data project founded by Google and the Pew Charitable Trusts, a left-leaning donor foundation. In 2018 VIP was spun off to be managed by Democracy Works, a left-leaning public policy and election data organization. VIP collects and disseminates
  • Other Group

    Voting Rights Lab

    Voting Rights Lab is an advocacy organization that works at the state level to change voting laws fraud. Started in 2018, the Voting Rights Lab works to support left-of-center policies concerning vote-by-mail and restoration of voting rights to former convicted felons. [39] [40] The Voting Rights
  • Non-profit

    Voting Rights Institute (VRI)

    The Voting Rights Institute is a legal advocacy and training organization that formed in 2014 as a project of the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy and the Campaign Legal Center, two left-of-center legal organizations. The Georgetown University Law Center operates VRI. [55] The American
  • Non-profit

    Democracy Works

    Democracy Works is a nonprofit corporation that promotes the use of technology to increase voter participation. The group also provides information on candidates, voting precinct locations, and means of transportation for voters who need it. The main component to Democracy Works is a project called TurboVote, which was launched in
  • Non-profit

    Center for Native American Youth

    The Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) is a left-of-center education and advocacy organization that is a part of the center-left Aspen Institute. The Center promotes civic engagement and political activism among Native American youth. CNAY has accused the United States of continuously perpetrating “systemic racism” and “white supremacy,”
  • Non-profit

    American Association of People with Disabilities

    Founded in 1995, the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) is a left-of-center nonprofit aimed at expanding the economic and political leverage of Americans with disabilities through programmatic and advocacy efforts. It partnered with left-of-center advocacy and “civic engagement” organizations including Alliance for Justice, Center for American
  • Non-profit

    North Carolina Public Interest Research Group

    North Carolina Public Interest Research Group Citizen Lobby (NCPIRG) is the lobbying arm of the North Carolina Public Interest Research Group Education Fund and the North Carolina state affiliate of the U.S. Public Interest Research Group (US-PIRG), one of a network of left-progressive advocacy and canvassing organizations controlled
  • Non-profit

    San Francisco Rising

    San Francisco Rising (SFR) is a project of the left-wing Chinese Progressive Alliance (CPA) that operates under the umbrella of Bay Rising (BR). BR is fiscally sponsored by the left-wing Movement Strategy Center (MSC). [147] [148] Co-founded by Black Lives Matter co-founder
  • For-profit


    BallotReady is an online election-education resource that aggregates information from candidates’ websites, social media profiles, and news media outlets. It was launched as a project of the Social New Venture Challenge, a competition for graduate students at the University of Chicago. As of 2016, BallotReady was operational in a dozen
  • Person

    Jennifer Morrell

    Jennifer Morrell is a former election official who currently works in a variety of left-leaning election policy roles, most notably she works as a consultant to the left-leaning Democracy Fund, where she leads the fund’s Election Validation Project. Much of Morrell’s work and consulting focuses on combatting alleged interference
  • Non-profit

    Center for Voter Information (CVI)

    Also see Women’s Voices Women Vote (Nonprofit) The Center for Voter Information (CVI) is a left-of-center voter registration and outreach group that is permitted to take positions on candidates that works alongside its nominally nonpartisan and charitable “sister,” the Voter Participation Center (VPC). While both organizations run general
  • Other Group

    People Demanding Action

    People Demanding Action is a left-of-center network of activists that focused on economic issues, climate change, voting rights, and left-progressive social policy with an aim to securing liberal victories in elections. [218] It is a political network that protects left-leaning progressive social and economic programs while attempting to
  • Political Party/527

    Progress America

    Progress America is a left-of-center political organization. It supports left-progressive positions on voting rights, the internet, and economic policy. [233] It is a member and participant of the Action Network, an online organizing hub that brings together left-progressive groups and mobilizes supporters on its platform.
  • Non-profit

    Movement for Black Lives

    Movement for Black Lives (MBL) is a coalition of more than 50 left-of-center racial-advocacy organizations associated with the Black Lives Matter movement. Along with the Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation, the MBL serves as a unifying umbrella organization to coordinate BLM activism and move towards concrete policy
  • Person

    David Plouffe

    David Plouffe is a Democratic political strategist who currently is a board member and strategist for ACRONYM, a left-of-center advocacy nonprofit specializing in voter mobilization through digital outreach. He also works as the president of policy and advocacy at the Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative, an LLC which provides seed funding
  • Person

    Richard L. Hasen

    Richard L. Hasen is a professor of law and political science at the University of California, Irvine School of Law. He supports increased restrictions on campaign finance, more oversight of local electoral processes, and opposes voter identification laws. In April 2020, Hasen wrote an op-ed for the Los Angeles Times
  • Non-profit

    Mass Liberation Project

    The Mass Liberation Project is a far-left criminal justice advocacy organization formed in 2019 to advocate for “community liberation” for African-American families and other communities of color. [344] It is a project of Tides Advocacy, a 501(c)(4) fiscal sponsorship organization based in San Francisco that is associated with
  • Other Group

    Black Leaders Organizing for Communities

    Black Leaders Organizing for Communities (BLOC), is an advocacy and campaigning organization focused on promoting far-left policies in the Milwaukee, Wisconsin area. The organization is a project of Tides Advocacy, the advocacy arm of the left leaning Tides Foundation. The organization was formed in response to President Donald
  • Other Group

    Presbyterian Church USA (PCUSA)

    The Presbyterian Church USA (PCUSA) is a theologically liberal, US-based Protestant Christian denomination that claims 1.4 million members and 9,300 congregations. [382] PCUSA shares a common background with its theologically conservative counterpart, Presbyterian Church of America (PCA). PCA was created in 1973 when 260 conservative Presbyterian churches left