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League of Women Voters
Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia
Bowling Together: Online Public Engagement in Poli
Online publication by Stephen Coleman and John Gøtze reporting on citizen engagement with government, technologies for electronic participation, and UK and global case studies.
Center for Community and Civic Engagement
Housed at The University of Southern Mississippi. Core activities include after-school programs, service-learning, tutoring and mentoring, and civic leadership development throughout the state.
CIRELA Project
Comparative research project on patterns of political participation and representation in six Latin American countries. Project description and research design, surveys, and translations available.
Citizen Works
Organization founded by Ralph Nader that recruits and trains citizen activists, and directs them to focused action campaigns. Focuses on the issues of democracy, justice, globalization, environment, equality, freedom, and peace. Includes mailing list, calendar, current projects, and tools for organizing.
Promoting common sense government through citizen activism.
Know Your Congress
Contact information, campaign finance and PAC figures, and voting information for each member of Congress, from liberal watchdog group Common Cause.
Participatory Budgeting
Description of the participatory budgeting model used in Porto Alegre, Brazil.
Politically Independent Candidate X
Free service which advises politically independent candidates on how to become councillors in England and Wales. Information about voting and election procedures, campaign tips, and FAQs.
Works to activate punks and other disenfranchised young people to participate in elections and to build a coalition of informed voters who can individually and collectively influence public policy. Includes news, guest columns, cartoons, and stickers and flyers available for download.
The Movement for Christian Democracy
A UK organization that exists to promote Christian involvement in politics and the democratic process.
The Political Compass
A 6-part questionnaire which plots the taker's political positions on a four-point compass and plots estimates for the positions of 20th century leaders and mid-1990s British politicians.
Vote for America
A non-partisan, non-profit organization that unites citizens from all walks of life in a shared campaign to raise voter turnout.