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,
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    Verified Voting Foundation

    The Verified Voting Foundation is an electoral integrity advocacy group and the partner organization of the left-of-center advocacy organization Verified Voting. The Foundation is heavily involved in promoting the use of verified paper ballots, risk-limiting audits, and other election measures around the country and frequently provides advice and consulting
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    All Voting is Local

    All Voting is Local (AVL) is a project of the left-of-center Leadership Conference Education Fund that is focused on reducing barriers to voting and increasing voter turnout, specifically among left-leaning demographic groups in battleground states. AVL works to reduce voter wait times, promote mail-in voting, and increase the number
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    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
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    Voting Rights Lab

    Voting Rights Lab is a project of the New Venture Fund, and works at the state level to change voting laws and reduce restrictions. 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.
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    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. [105] The American
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    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
  • Person

    Kei Kawashima-Ginsberg

    Kei Kawashima-Ginsberg is the director of the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE), and a left-of-center activist focused on youth civic engagement, particularly voter turnout. Background Prior to becoming a civics-oriented activist, Kawashima-Ginsberg worked as a therapist in training at a public high school, emergency
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    ACLU Foundation of Northern California

    The American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern California Inc. (ACLU Foundation of Northern California) is the charitable affiliate organization of the American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California (ACLU of Northern California), a left-leaning activist organization and state-level arm of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). ACLU
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    Accountable Justice Action Fund

    The Accountable Justice Action Fund (AJAF) is a left-of-center advocacy nonprofit created in 2017 by the Open Philanthropy Project as a separate vehicle for funding left-of-center criminal justice reform projects. AJAF was designed to allow “external donors” to fund criminal justice reform projects hand-picked by the fund’s treasurer,
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    Seth Flaxman

    Seth Flaxman is a researcher, nonprofit manager, and self-described “social entrepreneur.” He is the co-founder and chief executive officer of Democracy Works, an organization which works to boost voter engagement among left-of-center constituencies and takes funding from leading left-of-center philanthropic organizations, such as the MacArthur Foundation and the
  • Person

    Alberto Olivas-Reyes

    Alberto Olivas-Reyes has been involved in numerous community organizations, both nationally and in his state of Arizona, as well as held several different positions in the government of Arizona. He was formerly on the board of the get-out-the-vote organization Democracy Works, and currently is the executive director of the
  • Person

    Adam Gross

    Adam Gross is a computer scientist, tech entrepreneur, and investor. He is currently on the board of the video hosting company Vimeo, and is the chairman of the board of the technology-focused left-of-center get-out-the-vote (GOTV) organization Democracy Works. Career Adam Gross studied computer science at Carnegie Melon University in
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    Phoenix Indian Center

    The Phoenix Indian Center is a nonprofit that provides services for the American Indian population in the metropolitan Phoenix area. The center was formed in 1947 by Leon Grant, a member of the Omaha tribe, and it is the oldest, continuing American Indian center in the United States.
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    Nicco Mele

    Nicco Mele is a nonprofit manager and university instructor. He is the chairman of the board of Democracy Works, an activist group which works to increase the voter participation among left-of-center demographics and receives funding from leading left-of-center philanthropic institutions, such as the MacArthur Foundation and the
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    American Constitutional Rights Union

    The American Constitutional Rights Union (ACRU) is a conservative legal group founded in 1998 as the American Civil Rights Union. [272] Former Reagan administration adviser Robert Carleson started the organization to advocate for the Boy Scouts of America in litigation over whether the Scouts were required to
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    North Dakota Native Vote

    North Dakota Native Vote (NDNV) is a Bismarck-based Native American activism organization founded in 2018[304] in response to North Dakota voter identification laws. [305] It is active on North Dakota’s five American Indian reservations and in some urban centers. [306] In 2020, NDNV received
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    Nevada Native Vote Project

    The Nevada Native Vote Project (NNVP) is the Nevada chapter of the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI)’s Native Vote project, a Native American advocacy organization. NNVP works with the  state’s 27 Native American colonies and tribes, mostly on electoral issues. [337] [338] NNVP
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    Justin Levitt

    Justin Levitt is a left-of-center constitutional and voting scholar who currently works as President Joe Biden’s Senior Policy Advisor for Democracy and Voting Rights. Levitt previously worked in the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division in the Obama administration. [385] Levitt is best known
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    Natives Vote

    Not to be confused with Native Vote, a voter engagement project of the National Congress of American Indians. Natives Vote is a left-of-center Native American activist organization formed by collaboration between left-of-center Native American activist organizations IllumiNative, Native Organizers Alliance, and the University of Colorado Boulder’s