Vote Smart accepts no funding from corporations, unions, special interest groups, or the government. Instead, we rely on contributions from citizens like you to make accurate, relevant information on candidates and politicians available to every voter in America. By giving, you are helping to build the nation's most trustworthy database of political information.
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How your money is spent
2 Intern or Volunteer
Over 8,000 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 can receive college credit from their college or university, while member volunteers spend 2 weeks at our beautiful Great Divide Ranch research facility in the Montana Rockies.
3 Become an Ambassador
Vote Smart is a small organization with a miniscule advertising budget, and we rely on our members spreading the word to their friends and family. If you would like to help let everyone know about the important work that Vote Smart is doing, here are a few steps that you can follow: