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Key to Trusted Elections: Understanding the Voter Experience

By Natalie Adona / 2018 October 18th

Our new report offers insight into the individual-level decision to vote or not, the public’s’ knowledge and application of voter registration requirements the over all voter experience and the public’s trust and confidence in U.S. elections. Read More

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Democracy Fund Relaunches electionline

By Stacey Scholl / 2018 October 18th

The new and improved electionline is America’s only politics-free source is for trusted news and information about the people and processes that guide our nation’s elections, and a vital platform for sharing tools, best practices, and innovative ideas for improving the voting experience. Read More

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Six Models for Understanding Impact

By Liz Ruedy / 2018 September 25th

How do we know that the work we’re doing is making a difference? Democracy Fund's Director of Evaluation and Learning shares several ways philanthropy can analyze and better understand change in complex systems. Read More

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Military Spouses Need More Voting Information to Increase Participation and Confidence

By Stacey Scholl / 2018 September 24th

As part of Absentee Voting Week, Stacey Scholl explains how the U.S. can increase participation and confidence among military spouses. Read More

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Journalism Funders Call on Newsrooms to Respond to ASNE Diversity Survey

By Tom Glaisyer / 2018 September 20th

The American Society of News Editors has taken the rare step of extending the deadline of its annual Newsroom Employment Diversity Survey after receiving a less than 14% response rate. Today, we're calling on newsrooms to respond. Read More

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