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===What we do===
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Ballotpedia is a free, collaborative, online encyclopedia about state politics, particularly including [[statewide elections, 2010|elections]], [[Portal:State legislatures|state legislatures]], [[Portal:Ballot measures|ballot measures]] (including [[Portal:Ballot measure law|ballot measure law]], [[Portal:School bond and tax elections|school bond and tax elections]], [[Portal:Recall|recall elections]] and [[Portal:Local ballot measures|local ballot measures]]), [[Ballotpedia:Governors|governors]], [[Portal:Secretaries of State|state Secretaries of State]] and [[Portal:State Attorneys General|state Attorneys General]].
  
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Ballotpedia's staff and volunteers particularly focus on the so-called "down-ballot" candidates and ballot measures that typically receive less attention.
  
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Ballotpedia is a wiki, which means anyone can improve it. By [[Help:How to edit a page|adding your knowledge]] and fixing mistakes, the quality and depth of Ballotpedia's information improves over time.
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===Why we do it===
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We believe in the power of information to transform lives and politics, and we're committed to making the most knowledge available to the greatest number of people. In addition to Ballotpedia, the [[Lucy Burns Institute]] hosts [[WikiFOIA]] to promote transparency and [[Judgepedia]] to collect information on our judiciary. The more informed we are as voters, the better our government becomes. 
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Ballotpedia isn't a part of any political party and we don't support candidates. We're simply a community of users dedicated to fairness and openness in politics, on both sides of the aisle. Our users welcome responsible, knowledge-building contributions from anyone who wants to participate.
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===How it works===
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Ballotpedia was originally formed by the [[Citizens in Charge Foundation]] on May 30, 2007. In March of 2008, the [[Sam Adams Alliance]] became Ballotpedia's sponsor, continuing their mission of using online media to promote access to government.
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On July 1, 2009, the [[Lucy Burns Institute]] (LBI) became Ballotpedia's official sponsor. LBI is a nonprofit [[501c3]] organization that helps keep things running with a small editorial staff and enough server power to meet the demands of our traffic.    Ballotpedia has '''{{NUMBEROFPAGES}}''' articles and '''{{NUMBEROFUSERS}}''' registered users.
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Our mission

Ballotpedia cultivates thriving citizenship through the free and open sharing of information.

What we do

Ballotpedia is a free, collaborative, online encyclopedia about state politics, particularly including elections, state legislatures, ballot measures (including ballot measure law, school bond and tax elections, recall elections and local ballot measures), governors, state Secretaries of State and state Attorneys General.

Ballotpedia's staff and volunteers particularly focus on the so-called "down-ballot" candidates and ballot measures that typically receive less attention.

Ballotpedia is a wiki, which means anyone can improve it. By adding your knowledge and fixing mistakes, the quality and depth of Ballotpedia's information improves over time.

Why we do it

We believe in the power of information to transform lives and politics, and we're committed to making the most knowledge available to the greatest number of people. In addition to Ballotpedia, the Lucy Burns Institute hosts WikiFOIA to promote transparency and Judgepedia to collect information on our judiciary. The more informed we are as voters, the better our government becomes.

Ballotpedia isn't a part of any political party and we don't support candidates. We're simply a community of users dedicated to fairness and openness in politics, on both sides of the aisle. Our users welcome responsible, knowledge-building contributions from anyone who wants to participate.

How it works

Ballotpedia was originally formed by the Citizens in Charge Foundation on May 30, 2007. In March of 2008, the Sam Adams Alliance became Ballotpedia's sponsor, continuing their mission of using online media to promote access to government.

Sponsorship

On July 1, 2009, the Lucy Burns Institute (LBI) became Ballotpedia's official sponsor. LBI is a nonprofit 501c3 organization that helps keep things running with a small editorial staff and enough server power to meet the demands of our traffic. Ballotpedia has 515,584 articles and 9,109 registered users.

Getting started

Interested in improving Ballotpedia? Click through the Ballotpedia Tutorial to learn how!

Essential pages