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Vote Smart. Facts For All.

Vote Smart offers every candidate and elected official from President to local government and can be easily and instantly accessed through the Voter’s Self-Defense System: Voting Records, Biographical and contact information, Issue positions (political courage test), Interest group rating, Public statements and Campaign finances. 
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Frequently Asked Questions

Visit websites like votesmart.org to find detailed information on candidates’ experience, views, and promises.

Follow candidates’ social media posts and news appearances to get a feel for who they are and what they believe in.

Think about what issues matter most to you, and look at how they align with the candidates’ views. It is unlikely that you will agree with everything a candidate thinks, but at least you can choose the one who will make change in the areas that matter most to you.
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