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Democracy Fund convenes expert panel to discuss voter trust, efforts to strengthen confidence

By Democracy Fund / 2017 February 22nd

At the recent National Association of Secretaries of State’s (NASS) conference Democracy Fund facilitated a panel discussion on the pressing need to bolster voter confidence in light of the intense scrutiny during 2016. Read More

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Democracy Fund Welcomes Five New Leaders to its bipartisan National Advisory Committee

By Democracy Fund / 2017 January 18th

Democracy Fund welcomes five new leaders to its bipartisan National Advisory Committee who will provide advice on organizational initiatives and assess strategic opportunities to advance the Fund’s work to ensure that our political system is able to withstand new challenges and deliver on its promise to the American people. Read More

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Facebook’s New Fact-Checking Partnership Is An Important Step Toward Fighting “Fake News”

By Democracy Fund / 2016 December 15th

We applaud Facebook’s commitment to build and experiment with new tools and functionality that give users independent information about the accuracy of articles and posts. Read More

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Public Opinion Reinforces the Exemplary Work of Local Election Officials on November 8

By Democracy Fund / 2016 November 21st

Polling places proved secure and a positive experience around the country on Election Day; Minority communities express greater concerns about election problems Read More

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Democracy Fund: This Election Is Not Rigged

By Democracy Fund / 2016 October 20th

The peaceful transfer of power is a cornerstone and tested principal of our democracy. Recent fear mongering over the Presidential election being ‘rigged’ does not reflect the security and checks built into our elections system. Read More


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Please contact the Democracy Fund's Communications Department to arrange interviews with our program directors or to contact grant recipients. If you're part of a grantee organization intending to publicize a grant you've received, please contact us for guidance.

Lauren Strayer
Director of Communications
(202)420-7928
EMAIL LAUREN

Jessica Harris
Communications Associate
(202)448-4503
EMAIL JESSICA

 

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