Study finds critical need for Civic/Voter Education
Oct. 11, 2013, 12:40 a.m.
Ted McConnell, the Director for the Campaign for the Civic Mission of Schools and about to be one of Vote Smart's new board members sent me the following information about a critically important report issued yesterday.
Texas Civic Health Index
June 18, 2013, 1:15 a.m.
Vote Smart first partnered with the Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Life in 2011, and they have graciously housed our office at the University of Texas, Austin since then. Our partnership has been going so well that, for the first time, we have been able to establish an intern program during the summer months, where college students can experience our Key Votes Department through researching bills and compiling voting records.
Hotdish #1: The Bachmann Recipe
April 26, 2013, 4:59 p.m.
What comes to mind when you think of Minnesota? Hockey? Lakes? Maybe the movie “Grumpy Old Men”? How about Hotdishes?
Project Vote Smart: Experience and Lessons Learned
March 7, 2013, 10:55 p.m.
Vote Smart exists to help citizens and organizations trying to provide citizens with easy access to abundant, accurate, relevant information about those who govern or those who wish to replace those who do.
March 1, 2013, 10:09 p.m.
The “Fiscal Cliff” and how it relates to our most recent financial conundrum, “The Sequester.”
State of the Union Fun!
Feb. 14, 2013, 3:37 p.m.
Article II, section 3 of the United States constitution lays is out clearly: “Every year the president shall give a really big speech the whole country will watch, half of them eagerly, half of them angrily.” Well, not exactly.
Legislative Wrap-Up: Fracking
Jan. 28, 2013, 6:40 p.m.
With new technology comes new debates and in 2012 many state legislatures attempted to regulate a relatively new industry they did not know much about.
Legislative Wrap-Up: Voter ID
Jan. 16, 2013, 11:34 p.m.
States across America considered legislation in their most recent sessions that would change voting and voter registration requirements.