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Democracy Fund Statement on Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity

By Democracy Fund / 2018 January 4th

​Democracy Fund Senior Advisor Tammy Patrick issued the following statement in response to the dissolution of the Pence-Kobach Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity. Read More

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NEW REPORTS: Working Class and Elite Democrats Were Divided on 2016 Priorities and 13 Percent of Par

By Democracy Fund / 2017 December 14th

The Democracy Fund Voter Study Group, a research collaboration of leading analysts and scholars from across the political spectrum, has released two new papers about the 2016 election and its ongoing impact on the parties. Read More

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News Match Opens with $3 million in Matching Support for Nonprofit Newsrooms Across the Country

By Democracy Fund / 2017 October 3rd

Individuals are invited to give to more than 100 trusted news organizations at www.newsmatch.org Read More

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Voter Study Group Releases New Poll of 5,000 Voters on First Six Months of the Trump Administration

By Democracy Fund / 2017 September 6th

Longitudinal survey finds the highest regret among Obama-to-Trump voters, strong opposition to two top Trump priorities, and sharp partisan shifts in views about the nation’s direction Read More

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Democracy Fund Statement on Violence in Charlottesville

By Democracy Fund / 2017 August 14th

Democracy Fund President Joe Goldman issued the following statement in response to the hateful events that occurred this weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia. Read More

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Democracy Fund Statement on Shootings Today in Virginia and California

By Democracy Fund / 2017 June 14th

Democracy Fund President Joe Goldman's statement on the horrific incidents of violence today in Alexandria and San Francisco. Read More

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Voter Study Group Releases New Longitudinal Poll and Reports on the American Electorate

By Democracy Fund / 2017 June 13th

Groundbreaking new research and analysis by politically-diverse collaboration of public opinion experts will deliver insights on the evolving views of American voters Read More

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Democracy Fund & First Look Media Announce $12M+ in New Grants to Support Free Press

By Democracy Fund / 2017 March 25th

First Look Media and Democracy Fund announced more than $12 million in new grants to support an independent, robust free press. Three leading nonprofit news organizations – the Center for Investigative Reporting, the Center for Public Integrity, and ProPublica – will each receive $3 million at a moment when the role of journalism in our democracy is facing unprecedented challenges. Read More

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

Jessica Harris
Communications Manager
(202)448-4503
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