Our Partners and Allies

Last updated February 20, 2014

Long Distance Voter is proud to work with the following non-partisan groups on Get out the Vote efforts.  Please visit their sites and check out their amazing work!

Rock the Vote

"Long Distance Voter has been our official absentee voting partner since 2008.  Accurate and reliable, they are the leaders in how to vote absentee." Heather Smith, Rock the Vote President

Rock the Vote’s mission is to engage and build political power for young people in our country. Founded twenty years ago at the intersection of popular culture and politics, Rock the Vote is growing its team and its campaigns in 2010, to support the tidal wave of young people who want to get involved in elections and seize the power of the youth vote to create progressive political and social change.

AAUW It's My Vote
AAUW

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) empowers women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research. Our nonpartisan, nonprofit organization has more than 150,000 members and supporters across the United States, as well as 1,000 local branches and 700 college and university partners. Since AAUW's founding in 1881, AAUW members have examined and taken positions on the fundamental issues of the day — educational, social, economic, and political. AAUW is making an unprecedented investment in turning out young women to vote through the It’s My Vote: I Will be Heard voter education and turnout campaign.

The Bus Project

The Bus Project is an innovative vehicle for hands-on democracy. We drive leaders. We drive votes. We drive change. (And yes, we have a Bus.) Founded in 2001, the Bus Project engages the next generation of voters and leaders, mobilizing thousands of volunteers in Oregon and four Western states. Programs like Trick or Vote get-out-the-vote with costumed volunteers on Halloween; Bus Votes registers tens of thousands of Oregonians; and PolitiCorps trains the next generation of young leaders.

Campus Election Engagement Project
Campus Election Engagement Project

Campus Election Engagement Project is a nonpartisan effort that worked with 500 campuses in 2008 to help faculty, administrators, and staff get their students involved in the election, helping them register, volunteer, learn about the issues, and turn out at the polls.  Our goal is to get campuses doing all they can in helping their students participate in our democracy.

 
Early Voting Information Center

The Early Voting Information Center is a non-partisan academic research center based at Reed College in Portland, Oregon. Professor Paul Gronke and his team conduct research on early voting and election reform, predominantly in the United States.

Head Count

Head Count is a nonpartisan organization that works with musicians to promote participation in democracy. Through a grassroots network what includes artists, concert promoters and thousands of volunteers, HeadCount has registered over 150,000 voters and inspired millions to become more active citizens. 

The League of Young Voters

The League of Young Voters Education Fund (LYVEF) empowers young people nationwide to participate in the democratic process – with a focus on non-college youth and youth from low-income communities and communities of color. LYVEF makes civic engagement relevant by meeting young people where they are, working on issues that affect their lives, and providing them with tools, training, and support to become viable players in the civic process

10 Questions

10Questions, a project of Personal Democracy Forum, is the first truly people-powered online candidate forum that seeks to involve millions of voters in prioritizing the questions they want answered, and moving politicians away from sound-bites to in-depth discussion of issues. Submit, view, and vote on questions for your candidates at www.10Questions.com.

Trick or Vote

Trick or Vote is the nation’s largest get-out-the- vote effort ... in costume!  This Halloween, volunteers across the country will spook out the vote in 50 cities, reaching over 200,000 voters with one simple message: vote. It’s democracy at its spookiest. 

Vote Latino

Voto Latino is a non-partisan, youth driven, multi-issue, national organization founded for the purpose of creating a unified voice for Latino youth on policy & advocacy issues that impact their lives on a daily basis. Voto Latino also works with local & national organizations in hopes of providing support for local grassroots outreach and voter registering initiatives. Voto Latino’s mission is to ignite this base and activate them to engage in the political process and in doing so provide a vehicle to enact positive change in their communities.

 

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