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About

America Votes works across the country with over 300 state and national partner organizations to advance progressive policies, expand access to the ballot, coordinate issue advocacy and election campaigns, and protect every American's right to vote.

America Votes has built a permanent advocacy and campaign infrastructure that provides coordination, data and targeting services to progressive organizations; pursues electoral reforms that expand voting rights across the country; and advances progressive policies through state and local ballot initiatives.

America Votes' strong progressive infrastructure will support our coalition partners' advocacy efforts and facilitate the coordination of voter outreach.

 

Issue Advocacy Support

America Votes provides data and targeting services to partners' advocacy campaigns and issue outreach. This may include testing, evaluation, research and modeling on progressive issues. America Votes also provides training on direct and grassroots lobbying.

America Votes works with our partners to make the tools applicable to advocacy efforts on important issues like health care reform, environmental protection, and marriage equality.

Election Administration

America Votes is developing unified state election reform agendas that address state election law and election administration challenges.

We provide election administration and reform support in many states. America Votes is directly communicating with state officials to enact or ensure that election administration procedures do not prejudice voters. We track and lobby for election reform legislation that expands voter access to things like same day registration and vote by mail. America Votes' work includes legislative tracking and reform of campaign finance regulation including disclaimer and disclosure requirements in reaction to the Citizens United decision.

Ballot Initiatives

America Votes has played a lead role in many key ballot initiative states, leading the discussion around research-based strategy on proactive progressive ballot initiatives that drives turnout and the message frame of the election.

America Votes also tracks ballot initiatives that are being proposed by conservative or non-coordinated progressive proponents, convenes groups that are doing ballot initiative work and provides targeting and provides targeting and coordination for this work.

America Votes leads coordination and accountability among partners that benefit the entire progressive movement. We provide direct services to our partners to ensure their electoral programs meet strategic objectives efficiently and effectively. Our coalition shares innovative strategies and resources to maximize impact and ensure that progressive voter mobilization campaigns build lasting capacity.