Nonpartisan Voting Resources
Here’s a list of resources — all of them nonpartisan — that can be used to navigate the world of voting.
Not sure what an Auditor General, County Sheriff or Lieutenant Governor does? The Pennsylvania Center for Women & Politics at Chatham University explains it all.
For a refresher on the US Constitution, its history and our rights, check out Your Democracy, a five-part animated digital series produced by WHYY that outlines the branches of government, citizenship, voting rights and more.
ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge — works with colleges and universities to achieve excellence in nonpartisan student democratic engagement.
Andrew Goodman Foundation — works to make young voices and votes a powerful force in democracy.
Ballot Ready — offers personalized, nonpartisan information to voters in all 50 states + helps voters make a plan to vote safely.
Better Civics — equips people with the knowledge of how government works at all levels.
Campus Vote Project — works with universities, community colleges, faculty, students and election officials to reduce barriers to student voting.
Democratic Knowledge Project — supports education for participation in healthy constitutional democracy through co-creating, testing, and sharing high quality curriculum and curricular development resources, professional development workshops, and assessment tools and resources.
Election Protection — uses a wide range of tools and activities to protect, advance and defend the right to vote. Has a voter hotline 866-OUR-VOTE.
Fact Check: 2022 Election — monitors the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players in the form of TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews and news releases. A project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center of UPenn, Fact Check aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics.
Guides.vote — produces nonpartisan voters guides that show where candidates stand. They're produced by veteran journalists with links to credible sources.
League of Women Voters — engages in advocacy, education, litigation, and organizing to protect every American’s freedom to vote.
Rock the Vote — uses pop culture, music, art, and technology to engage young people in politics and build their collective power.
Students Learn Students Vote Coalition — uses data, relationships, celebration, and easy-to-follow planning structures, to help campus and local leaders register and turn out more student voters every year. Their partnership directory allows users to search by type of partner, specific state the partner serves, stakeholder focus, impact area or resources offered.
US Vote Foundation — develops and provides online tools to assist US citizens living anywhere in the world to register to vote and request their absentee ballot using their state’s specific voter forms.
Vote411 — provides nonpartisan information to the public with both general and state-specific information. A one-stop-shop for election related information, known for its polling place locator. Launched by the League of Women Voters Education Fund.
Vote Smart — provides free, factual, unbiased information on candidates and elected officials to ALL Americans.
Voting is Social Work -- provides social workers with the knowledge and tools needed to increase voter registration and participation.
USA Gov — the Official Guide to Government Information & Services.
PA Centric Resources
Committee of Seventy — provides voters with trusted, nonpartisan information and help drives voter turnout across PA.
Pennsylvania Capital Star — provides “honest and aggressive” coverage of state government, politics and policy.
Spotlight PA — provides “nonpartisan investigative and public-service reporting” about PA for free to communities and other local newsrooms across the state. Includes information on regional elections and candidates.