We also have resources on campaign finance, the debate surround Iraq, and links to general government and political information sources.
Capitol Advantage is a private firm dedicated to increasing the effectiveness of citizen-to-government communication and Web-based grassroots political campaigning. Through easy to use and understand applications, Capital Advantage connects citizens and political organizers directly to their elected leaders and target constituencies via e-mail, letters, faxes, and more.
Citizen Works: Tools for Democracy
Founded by Ralph Nader, Citizen Works is a non-profit organization activating citizen participation in democracy. The Citizen Works Web site features innovative ways to help citizens take action. The Campaign for Corporate Reform provides strategies citizens can use to address issues of corporate influence on government and information on corporate oversight strategies. On the Resisting War Against Iraq page, Citizen Works gives a calendar of peace events, news links, and organization resources for those looking to be informed and involved. Other features include volunteer and intern opportunities as well as the Progressive Directory, a list of individuals and organizations committed to progressive politics.
Federal Election Commission
The FEC's Election Web page contains the 2002 Congressional primary dates, information regarding registering to vote, registration and turnout statistics, and recent historic election results. A Frequently Asked Questions feature provides educational information regarding the responsibility of the FEC's Office of Election Administration.
Kids Voting Arizona
Kids Voting Arizona is a non-profit, non-partisan, grassroots organization that prepares children for the responsibilities of democracy. By educating children and getting parents evolved, Kids Voting Arizona attempts to create a family tradition of voting. In an innovative feature, Kids Voting Arizona is providing Arizona students the opportunity to vote online. The Web site also contains voting information (polling place location, voter registration, early ballot request forms) by county, event information, volunteer information and resource links.
League of Woman Voters
The League of Woman Voters (LWV) is a non-profit, grassroots organization committed to promoting democracy and social justice through the polls. The LWV Web site provides voter information, issue positions, news, and Legislative Action Center. By using the Legislative Action Center, users can find federal and state elected officials, send Congressional representatives e-mails, find local and national media outlets, and find out the schedule of the House and Senate.
The National Institute on Money in State Politics
The National Institute on Money in State Politics' Follow the Money Database allows you to discover how much businesses, special interest groups and other contributors have invested in your state's politicians. Other search options allow you search by contributor on a local, state, and national level.
Online NewsHour: Vote 2002
The Online NewsHour has several frequently-updated features, including information on what's at state in this election. The site also has excellent local coverage through partnerships with local media entities. Of special interest is a timely look at the most critical and competitive 2002 elections.
Project Vote Smart
Project Vote Smart is a non-profit, non-partisan citizen-education organization that provides a wealth of information to voters. The Web site gives citizens the option to investigate a candidate's biography, campaign finance contributions, issue positions, special interest support, and, if an incumbent, his/her voting record. Project Vote Smart also enables citizens to monitor Congress issues, explore government branches, and much more.
Vote for America
Vote for America, a non-profit, non-partisan grassroots organization, unites citizens from all different walks of life in a mission to raise voter turnout through Pledge to Vote drives. By filling out the confidential Pledge to Vote registration form, you promise to encourage friends and family to get informed, involved, and vote.
Voter Information Services
Voter Information Services is a non-profit, non-partisan organization that provides critical information on Congress to create informed voters come election time. Two features comprise Voter Information Services. The Congressional Report Card helps voters learn which positions and policies their elected officials took while in office. The Congressional vote feature shows how a Congressman voted on a particular piece of legislation.