2012 April 24
Today MTV announced that it would be teaming up with a partnership of philanthropic, technology ad political accountability organizations, including Project Vote Smart, to launch a desktop and mobile game that will give young people the chance to hold their congressional and presidential candidates accountable, while also encouraging involvement in Election '12.
“Similar to Fantasy Football, “Fantasy Election ‘12” enables users to draft a team of candidates pursuing the presidency or congress, earning and losing points based on how their players behave in the real world. Users will also earn bonus points for real world actions like registering to vote, voting, and testing their political knowledge. Overall, success in the game will be based on two things: how candidates behave and what players do.”
MTV will reward all candidates who choose to make their positions on issues know by completing Project Vote Smart's “Political Courage Test”.
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2012 April 24
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2012 April 17
At PVS, interns and staff contribute to a comprehensive research library of information on local and national politics, which can be easily utilized on the PVS website.
2012 April 06
It's that time again! We're trying to coax the truth out of politicians across the country with the Political Courage Test. Find out if your candidates are being tested now.
2012 March 15
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2012 March 05
What if, following Super Tuesday, all four GOP candidates are still in the game and no clear frontrunner has emerged?
2012 February 28
Legislators describe the difficulties of choosing sides in contentious and emotionally-charged debate.
2012 February 14
Following the resignation of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, Arizona was faced with a unique situation in holding elections to replace the former Congresswoman.
2012 February 13
No matter your experience-level or political preference, our researchers are here to answer even your most basic questions on U.S. candidates, officials, issues, and voting.