"Experts nearly all recommend Vote Smart."
The New York Times
"Vote Smart is a bright light in an often desultory civic culture."
- Bill Moyers
"We think so highly of Vote Smart that we are distributing their materials to all of our affiliates."
CNN
 

Become a Vote Smart Member

Members are the people who back up the thousands of volunteers, interns and staff who have made Vote Smart possible. They receive free newsletters, Voter’s Self Defense Manuals and updates of our progress and the behavior of their representatives. Learn more about what it means to be a Vote Smart Member.

Leave a Legacy: Many of our members have chosen as their way of helping Vote Smart to leave a living gift to their children and all future Americans. Call our office at 406-859-8683, email membership@votesmart.org, or see this page for more information.

Intern or Volunteer

Over 8000 students and members have interned or volunteered at our Vote Smart offices, some returning again and again to enjoy this extraordinary opportunity with extraordinary people. Student interns work for 10 weeks and usually receive credits toward graduation at their college or university while member volunteers put in 2 weeks at our beautiful Great Divide Ranch research facility in the Montana Rockies.

Become a Vote Smart Ambassador

All funds at Vote Smart go into our programs. We have no advertising budget, so the only way your family and friends will know of the incredible resources we are developing is if you tell them.

  1. Send this message to all those on your email list.
  2. Request Ambassador program materials to share in your community via the form below.
  3. Show our short video to your civic, church or school groups.
  4. Write a letter to the editor at your newspaper.

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We never sell or disclose contact information of any supporter or contributor to anyone, at any time, for any reason

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By making a contribution to Project Vote Smart, you'll join us in our commitment to providing factual, unbiased information on candidates and elected officials to all Americans. As a 501(c)(3) educational organization, we are funded exclusively through contributions from private citizens just like you, and philanthropic foundations. We do not accept contributions from any special interests, corporations, or other organizations that lobby, support or oppose candidates or issues. All contributions are 100% tax deductible.
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