Undecided Voters can VoteEasy!
Nov. 2, 2012, 8:27 a.m.
Vote Smart announces today their added technological capacity which is now sufficient to handle the millions of undecided voters expected to use its award-winning candidate match tool, VoteEasy.
All About the Vice-Presidential Candidates
Aug. 16, 2012, 3:35 p.m.
For those of you living under rocks, Mitt Romney announced his running mate last Saturday – Wisconsin congressman Paul Ryan. You've probably heard a fair amount about Ryan, probably about his time spent as chair of the House Budget committee, and the budget proposal he crafted. But what about the information voters really want to know, like the fact that he's a fan of Monty Python*? At votesmart.org you can find out all you need to know (and more) about both vice-presidential contenders.
Vote Smart Olympics 2012
July 27, 2012, 8:54 a.m.
The opening ceremony for the 2012 summer Olympics officially begins on Friday July 27th, but here at Project Vote Smart we’re interested in a different race – the Presidential Election. And while the 10,500 athletes are proudly representing their respective countries, Project Vote Smart staff and interns are hard at work researching the over 40,000 candidates and officials fighting to represent us.
Get Smart on Defense
July 18, 2012, 9:02 a.m.
At votesmart.org you can find out how your representatives feel about defense and defense spending in a few different ways:
Who is Keith Russell Judd?
May 10, 2012, 5:34 p.m.
As media outlets and bloggers scrambled to find the back story on Democratic Presidential Primary Candidate Keith Judd, who won a surprising 41% of the vote in a West Virginia primary, against his more well-known and better-funded opponent, President Barack Obama, it began to emerge that only one (very) reputable source had bothered to reach out to this possible nominee – us.
MTV and Project Vote Smart to launch "Fantasy Election '12"
April 24, 2012, 9:24 a.m.
Project Vote Smart is teaming up with MTV to launch a desktop and mobile game where points will be earned through information provided by PVS and other organizations, and candidates will be rewarded if they choose to participate in our "Political Courage Test"
GOP field narrowing, but are candidates really gone?
Jan. 20, 2012, 10:49 a.m.
The South Carolina Republican Presidential Preference Primary is scheduled for Saturday, January, 21st and while in most of our minds there are only four candidates still vying for the GOP nomination, one look at the ballot will tell a slightly different story.
Oregon major party candidates lacking political courage
Jan. 9, 2012, 8:33 a.m.
We released the 2012 Political Courage Test results today for Oregon's special election showing neither major party congressional candidate running for the state's 1st Congressional District seat was willing to answer even the most basic issue-related questions addressed inside the Test.
Iowa has spoken
Jan. 5, 2012, 8:16 a.m.
As expected, the Iowa Caucus, the first nominating contest of the 2012 election season, proved to shake things up inside the GOP race.