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September's Project of the Month
This September, we highlight an exciting project brought to you by our State Legislative Project on state legislative scorecards.
Ballotpedia is in the process of developing an encyclopedic list of published scorecards. It is Ballotpedia’s goal to incorporate all available scorecards regardless of ideology or number. On Ballotpedia, we define scorecards as those produced by newspapers, interest groups, think tanks, partisan groups, 501c3s and 501c4s that provide relative rankings and covers all state or federal lawmakers. The goal of this project is to provide a comprehensive list of legislative scorecards for each state and to ensure that descriptions are unbiased and accurate. Have you seen a scorecard we've missed?
Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please include the following in your e-mail:
- The link to the scorecard
- The name of the organization
- The state
- The year or session the grades were given
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