About Project Vote Smart

Advisors

Project Vote Smart cultivates a network of advisors who inform and substantiate the Project's work. Our advisors are leading experts in political science, academic researchers, and journalists from across the political spectrum. Together, they review every key vote selection, every bill summary, and every question presented to candidates through the Political Courage Test to ensure absolute nonpartisanship, relevance, clarity, and accuracy.

2013-2014 Advisors

Kansas

Dr. Bob Beatty
Associate Professor of Political Science - Washburn University

Dr. Nathaniel Birkhead
Assistant Professor - Kansas State University

Dr. Don Haider-Markel
Associate Professor of Political Science - University of Kansas

Dr. Chapman Rackaway
Assistant Professor of Political Science - Ft. Hays State University

Mr. Mike Shields
Managing Editor - Kansas Health Institute News Service