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The Voter’s Speakeasy featuring unbiased reporting and insight into life at Vote Smart from our staff, interns, and volunteers.

September Common Ground E-Newsletter

2014 September 26

On September 15th we opened our new website with powerful, fun, and interactive new research tools. We have no paid advertising but we have started to get great feedback: organizations like the Federal Voter’s Assistance Program, USA Today, National Journal, American Towns, Overseas Vote Foundation some state governments like Florida -- arguably the most important swing state) are all paying for our data or partnering with us to distribute our work. Usage has already climbed 20% and a number of papers like the New York Times and the Kansas City Star have been helping us spread the word.

These represent just some of the important relationships we are building. But please do not underestimate our most important partner: that would be YOU!

Without national advertising, we need every thinking American to help distribute the word: this new website and powerful new FREE tools exist. So if you have not visited yet, you need to experience it. You will love it and be excited and proud to share with all you know. You are perhaps our only possible contact with those people you know. So tell them about -- brag about it. After all you helped make it possible.

From all of us THANK YOU
Over 8,000 students, representing all 50 states, hundreds of universities (even some high schools), and 22 foreign countries have given their time and expertise ...

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August Common Ground E-Newsletter

2014 August 20

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Volunteer at the Great Divide Ranch!

2014 June 24

If you are a member and have ever thought of volunteering at Vote Smart and haven't done it yet, or if you want to return for another tour of duty, 2014 would be a great year to come volunteer at the ranch! 

But There's More. . .

2012 December 22

There's still time to make your 2013 Membership contribution before the Dec. 31st tax deadline!  

A Volunteer Experience like No Other

2012 May 01

Summer is almost here and as always, we could sure use help from those Vote Smart members who are looking to pair a vacation with good works. Whether you have watched our introduction video or visited us in the past, you should know that our research headquarters are uniquely nestled in the high peaks, lakes and streams of the Continental Divide, at the Great Divide Ranch in southwestern Montana. You have to see it to believe it! 

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