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Press Release: Vote Smart Launches Powerful New Tools

2014 September 15


What Do a Broadway Actress, U.S. Navy Captain and College Students Have To Do With Your Vote?

Vote Smart is Revolutionizing Transparency in Government through Technology


Great Divide Ranch, MT. — Transparency in government is evolving from a political tagline into an exciting reality thanks to Vote Smart’s multi-cultural, cross-generational volunteers and their new tools for voters. Fueled by citizens, from a Broadway actress to a retired Navy Captain, to hundreds of dedicated college students, Vote Smart is funded entirely by foundation grants and individual contributions from citizens across the political spectrum. Today, Vote Smart announces the unveiling of its powerful new tools that provide every citizen interactive, instant access to the facts on any politician, on any issue, at any time.


Tools such as I SPY and Political Galaxy provide user-friendly access to the unbiased information voters need to know about candidates and issues important to them, and cut through the chaos of today’s political circus.


  • I SPY empowers voters to select any politician and review their entire record: biography, key votes, issue positions, public statements, special interest group ratings and campaign contributors.

  • Political Galaxy gives voters instant access to all the facts on any federal politician, on any issue, at any time.

  • VoteEasy enables voters to do side-by-side comparisons of Congressional candidates on 12 national issues—and then compare politicians’ stances with their own.

  • My Vote Smart offers voters timely updates and alerts on any politician or issue important to them


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