Search results for ‘the 2020 election’


  • Non-profit

    Arab American Institute Foundation

    The Arab American Institute Foundation (AAIF) is an advocacy organization that claims to represent and promote the interests of Americans of Arab ancestry. The foundation is associated with the Arab American Institute (AAI) which established it as its civic engagement arm in 1995. In practice, the AAIF promotes a
  • Non-profit

    Mississippi Votes

    Mississippi Votes is a left-of-center, youth-focused get-out-the-vote organization based in Jackson, Mississippi. 1
  • Non-profit

    Free the Ballot

    Free the Ballot! Incarcerated Voter Family Network (referred to simply as Free the Ballot) is a left-of-center activist organization that seeks to end what the group identifies as “mass incarceration” in Pennsylvania.
  • Other Group

    Scrutineers

    Scrutineers is a left-of-center election activist organization that plans strategies and works to implement the critical race theory-influenced concept of “election justice.” 1 Scrutineers is a member of the left-leaning Declaration for American Democracy (DFAD)
  • Non-profit

    Lawyers Defending American Democracy

    Lawyers Defending American Democracy is a left-of-center political advocacy organization that authored letters, statements, and briefs about issues it deems are threats to democracy and presses the legal community to act on said perceived threats.
  • Labor Union

    International Association of Sheet Metal Air, Rail, and Transportation (SMART) Workers

    ­The International Association of Sheet Metal Air, Rail, and Transportation (SMART) Workers is a North American labor organization that coordinates the activities of 700 different local unions consisting of 203,000 members in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico.
  • Non-profit

    First Draft News

    First Draft News was a collective of left-wing media organizations that pushed for news publications to implement guidelines for sourcing and presenting information to combat so-called “misinformation.” Founded in 2015, the collective included tech giant Google and the foreign-affairs publication Bellingcat. First Draft shut down in 2022 and handed
  • Person

    Sureel Sheth

    Sureel Sheth is a mergers, acquisitions, and major investor advisor for technology companies. He is a general partner with JMI Equity, a venture capital and business advising firm with offices in the Washington, D.C. area and California. He also sits on the board of directors of the Center for
  • Movement

    The Twitter Files

    In late November 2022, billionaire Twitter owner and CEO Elon Musk announced he would be releasing “The Twitter Files on free speech suppression.” He allowed six independent journalists, many of them with left-leaning backgrounds, access to internal Twitter documents and communications covering a period beginning in 2016 when
  • Non-profit

    Faith In Action Nevada

    Faith In Action Nevada (formerly Acting Community Together in Organizing Northern Nevada) is a left-of-center organization that advocates on issues such as higher government spending on welfare and liberal expansionist immigration policy. The organization is a coalition of faith-based congregations and activists. In 2016, the organization joined with other left-of-center
  • Person

    Maribeth Witzel-Behl

    Maribeth Witzel-Behl is the City Clerk of Madison, Wisconsin, and a member of the advisory committee of the left-of-center election administration group Center for Tech and Civic Life (CTCL).
  • Non-profit

    Leadership Fairfax

    Leadership Fairfax, originally a project of the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce, is a left-of-center professional development organization based in Fairfax, Virginia. Background Leadership Fairfax was founded in 1987 by the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce (now known as the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce) and was later registered as
  • Person

    Susan Mandel

    Susan Mandel the wife of hedge fund manager Stephen Mandel. The Mandels have used their fortune to help support Democratic Party causes, such as donating over $8 million to help Democrat candidates during the 2020 election cycle and an additional $2 million to American Super PAC The Lincoln
  • For-profit

    Pacific Market Research (PMR)

    Pacific Market Research (PMR) is a firm based in Renton, Washington that conducts studies, develops strategies, and provides other services to businesses, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies. The firm lists health-care providers, educational institutions, and municipal authorities among its featured clients and in its sample case studies.
  • For-profit

    Patagonia

    Patagonia is an apparel company known for its activism, including donating 1 percent of its revenue to more than 1,000 nonprofits. 1 Though Patagonia is best known for supporting environmentalist causes, the company also
  • Person

    Yvon Chouinard

    Yvon Chouinard is the socialist billionaire founder and former owner of Patagonia, a sportswear apparel company known for its environmentalist activism, including donating 1 percent of annual revenue to philanthropic causes (totaling roughly $230 million through 2022).
  • Political Party/527

    Puro Political Pari (PPP)

    Puro Political Pari (PPP) is a left-of-center activist organization that was founded in 2019 to “take out the Republican Party” by organizing “Hispanics, Latinos, and Latinx voters” in states including Arizona, Texas, and Florida.
  • Political Party/527

    Restoration PAC

    Restoration PAC is a political action committee (PAC) that campaigns against Democratic candidates and in support of Republican candidates. During the 2020 general election, it spent more than $19.7 million to support President Donald Trump’s unsuccessful reelection campaign.
  • Non-profit

    Emgage Action

    Emgage Action is a left-of-center Muslim-American advocacy and voter mobilization group that functions as the voter mobilization and political advocacy arm of the Emgage Foundation. The network of Emgage groups also operates Emgage PAC, a political action committee that raises money for and endorses candidates for Congress and state
  • Non-profit

    Restoration of America

    Restoration of America (formerly Restoration Action) is the advocacy arm of the right-of-center Restoration PAC. According to The Daily Beast, following the 2020 election, Restoration of America has spent millions of dollars on ads opposing Democratic Congressional incumbents and on its subsidiary, Voter Reference Foundation, which advocates for election