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The Voter's Self-Defense Manual

The Voter's Self-Defense Manual (VSDM) is a starting point for direct access to information about your candidates and elected officials, and is a gift from 46,000 members of Project Vote Smart. It contains a sampling of Vote Smart’s online database with information on Congressional members' political courage, voting records, interest group ratings, campaign contributions, and contact information. This publication is available free of charge to all citizens. You can receive a copy in one of the following ways:

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