These national organizations form a potent force to protect American elections and help citizens register, get voter IDs and vote. Click on the name for more information and to see if they have a local chapter in your state.
ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union)– defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States.
ACLU PEOPLE POWER – the ACLU’s platform for grassroots action.
ADC – American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee
ADVANCEMENT PROJECT – a next generation, multi-racial civil rights organization.
ALLIANCE FOR YOUTH ORGANIZING – grows progressive people power across America by empowering local young people’s organizations.
BALLOTPEDIA – the Encyclopedia of American Politics
New! BLACK VOTERS MATTER FUND– goal is to increase power in marginalized, predominantly Black communities. Effective voting allows a community to determine its own destiny.
BRENNAN CENTER FOR JUSTICE -Defend Democracy. Reform Justice. Protect the Constitution.
CAMPAIGN LEGAL CENTER – advances democracy through law, fighting for every American’s right to participate in the democratic process.
CAMPUS VOTE PROJECT – works with universities, community colleges, faculty, students and election officials to reduce barriers to student voting.
COMMON CAUSE – Holding Power Accountable
DEMOCRACY WORKS – Serving Voters, Powering Elections with tools (TurboVote, Ballot Scout, Voting Information Project) needed to upgrade the infrastructure of our democracy.
DEMOS – a dynamic “think-and-do” tank that powers the movement for a just, inclusive, multiracial democracy
EAC.GOV – US Election Assistance Commission
ELECTION PROTECTION 866 OUR VOTE – Works year-round to ensure that all voters have an equal opportunity to vote and have that vote count.
FAIR ELECTIONS CENTER – promotes voting rights and election reform for traditionally underrepresented constituencies through litigation and legal expertise.
FAIRVOTE – a national non-partisan, nonprofit organization focused on electoral reforms, including ranked choice voting.
LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS – Empowering Voters. Defending Democracy.
MI FAMILIA VOTA EDUCATION FUND – working to unite the Latino community and its allies to promote social and economic justice through increased civic participation.
NAACP – National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
NASS – National Association of Secretaries of State
NALEO EDUCATION FUND – Facilitates full Latino participation in the American political process.
NATIONAL ELECTION DEFENSE COALITION – Secure American Elections from cyber-threats.
NATIONAL LAWYERS GUILD FOUNDATION -public education and grants to legal projects engaged in the defense of political and civil rights.
NATIONAL VOTER REGISTRATION DAY – Celebrated on the fourth Tuesday of September by volunteers and organizations in a single day of coordinated field, technology and media efforts.
NATIVE VOTE – Every Native Vote Counts
NCSL – National Council of State Legislatures
NON-PROFIT VOTE – We Help Nonprofits Engage the People they Serve in Voting and Elections.
RECLAIM THE AMERICAN DREAM – an informational website to help Restore democracy, Reduce Inequality.
ROCK THE VOTE – building the political power of young people
SPREADTHEVOTE.ORG – We get IDs for every day of the year + election day.
STATE VOICES – Non-partisan civic engagement
STUDENTS LEARN STUDENTS VOTE.ORG – We need to have elections that include all the people.
THE UNITED STATES ELECTIONS PROJECT – to inform the people of the U.S. how their electoral system works, how it may be improved, and how they can participate.
THE VOTER PARTICIPATION CENTER – Register and Mobilize the Rising American Electorate
THE VOTING RIGHTS ALLIANCE– restore and protect American Voting Rights and ensure every vote is counted.
TRANS LIFELINE – a peer-support hotline that offers microgrants to trans people for legal name changes and updated government identification documents.
VERIFIED VOTING– How will my vote be counted?
VOTE.ORG – Everything you need to vote!
VOTE411.ORG – Election information you need, provided by the League of Women Voters Education fund.
VOTEATHOME.ORG – Ensuring the integrity of our elections and putting voters’ needs first.
VOTO LATINO FOUNDATION– Uniting and Empowering the Latino Community
VOTERIDERS – VoteRiders is making sure no eligible citizen is denied his or her right to vote for lack of ID.
WE CAN VOTE – dedicated to making the 2020 elections safe, secure and successful.
WHEN WE ALL VOTE.ORG -fighting for fair, safe, and accessible voting for all Americans.