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.
To find your representatives contact information:
- Go to www.votesmart.org
- Type your representative's name into the search bar
- Click on their biography page
- Their contact information will appear down the right hand side
If you think we're not getting work done with all these games going on – fear not! We're furiously researching candidates issue positions for our new VoteEasy tool. We're still collecting thousands of speeches and public statements so that you can search them by keyword and see if your representative is sticking by his or her word. We're double and triple checking biographical information and voting records for over 40,000 candidates and officials. And we're doing a whole lot more...