Search results for ‘the 2020 election’


  • Non-profit

    National Association of State Election Directors

    The National Association of State Election Directors (NASED) is a non-partisan professional organization for state election directors. NASED primarily serves as an annual conference to share best practices, but the organization has worked with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) to implement election measures throughout the country. NASED has 61
  • Non-profit

    Maine Citizens For Clean Elections

    Maine Citizens For Clean Elections is a left-of-center organization that works on campaign finance and other election policy-related issues in Maine. The organization supports taxpayer-funded political campaigns and ranked choice voting. Overview Maine Citizens For Clean Elections is a left-of-center organization that works on campaign finance and other election related
  • Non-profit

    Southern Elections Fund (SEF)

    Southern Elections Fund (SEF) is a left-progressive organization which seeks to mobilize Black voters and elect left-progressive candidates for office in the South. 1 SEF was originally
  • Non-profit

    Election Reformers Network

    The Election Reformers Network (ERN) is a pressure group which pushes for changes to the way that elections are conducted in the United States. While the organization describes itself as nonpartisan, it identifies itself as a “proud” member of the Bridge Alliance, a collective of more than 100 activist
  • Non-profit

    Secure Elections Project

    Secure Elections Project is an election administration and lobbying group that supports  left-of-center policies that it claims will restore confidence in the vote and expand access to the polls.
  • Non-profit

    Election Integrity Fund (Michigan)

    Not to be confused with the New Venture Fund project Election Integrity Fund, a left-leaning fundraising group Election Integrity Fund is a 501(c)(4) right-leaning election integrity watchdog group. It was formed ahead of the 2020 election to help prevent fraudulent voting.
  • Other Group

    National Task Force on Election Crises

    The National Task Force on Election Crises is a left-of-center group that advises state and national officials on securing elections against natural disasters, cyberattacks, and pandemics. While the group is ostensibly non-partisan, most of its members are Democrats and its proposed reforms are generally opposed by Republicans. About The National
  • Other Group

    ElectionMail.org

    ElectionMail.org is a website that collects reports of alleged problems affecting absentee and mail-in ballots during elections. The website also aims to be a resource for state and local election administrators, providing guidance on how to recognize issues with election mail. The website forwards the reports and data it collects
  • Non-profit

    U.S. Alliance for Election Excellence

    For more information on the 2020 election, see Center for Technology & Civic Life (Nonprofit) The U.S. Alliance for Election Excellence is a coalition of left-of-center election reform nonprofits created in 2022 as an initiative of the Center for Tech and Civic Life (CTCL) to bolster election security
  • Other Group

    Secure Elections Network

    The Secure Elections Network is a left-leaning election policy advocacy organization founded in 2020 that attempts to provide left-leaning election administration activists with training and educational tools around election administration. The organization is staunchly supportive of increasing mail-in balloting as well as a set of election administration policies introduced by
  • Non-profit

    Better Elections

    Better Elections is a Missouri-based advocacy group formed in 2021 to place a Ranked Choice Voting ballot initiative on Missouri ballots in the 2022 elections. The organization is as of early 2022 gathering signatures on a petition to put a question on the 2022 ballot that, if approved, would
  • For-profit

    The Elections Group

    The Elections Group is a consulting organization that works with election offices and other local, state, and federal entities. 1 It was founded in 2020 by former election officials Jennifer Morrell and Noah Praetz to
  • Political Party/527

    Workers Vote (Take Back 2020)

    Workers Vote is a “Super PAC” that exclusively contributes funds to Democratic candidates. 1 Originally named “Take Back 2020,” it changed its name to “Workers Vote” in July 2021 but kept its original
  • Non-profit

    Election Official Legal Defense Network

    The Election Official Legal Defense Network, a project of the Center for Election Innovation and Research, was created in 2021 by election lawyers Benjamin Ginsberg and Bob Bauer to offer election officials free legal “advice and protection” after the 2020 presidential election.
  • Non-profit

    The Michigan Center for Election Law and Administration

    The Michigan Center for Election Law and Administration (MCLEA), originally the Richard Austin Center for Election Law and Administration, was founded in 2008 by now-Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson (D). The MCLEA claims to be nonpartisan, but is run by Democratic operatives and hires Democratic consulting firms. MCELA did
  • Non-profit

    Election Integrity Fund

    Not to be confused with the Michigan-based Election Integrity Fund, a right-leaning election reform group The Election Integrity Fund is an organization formed in 2020 for the purpose of collecting “last minute” donations from high-dollar donors concerned about the integrity of the 2020 election. The organization’s exact structure is unclear,
  • Non-profit

    Election Infrastructure Initiative

    The Election Infrastructure Initiative is a joint project of the Center for Technology and Civic Life (CTCL) and Center for Secure and Modern Elections (CSME), part of a multi-billion-dollar “dark money” network run by the consultancy Arabella Advisors in Washington, DC and a front for the
  • Non-profit

    Center for Secure and Modern Elections Action (CSME Action)

    Center for Secure and Modern Elections Action (CSME Action) is a left-of-center advocacy organization created as a project of the Sixteen Thirty Fund, a leading “dark money” pass-through funder and fiscal sponsor for left-of-center advocacy groups, to promote sweeping changes to the elections process, including state laws that automatically
  • Government Agency

    United States Election Assistance Commission

    The United States Election Assistance Commission (EAC) is an independent federal agency created to report on election administration procedures and provide resources to election officials. 1 The Commission was established under the Help America Vote
  • Non-profit

    2020 Census Project

    The 2020 Census Project is a pooled fund for left-of-center donors and foundations interested in shaping the 2020 Census to favor traditionally Democratic-leaning constituencies, particularly in cities. The project is fiscally sponsored by the left-of-center New Venture Fund, a 501(c)(3) funding and fiscal sponsorship managed by the for-profit consulting