Thursday, October 18, 2012

Voting Resources

Some voting tools for the upcoming elections:

Humane Voters of Arizona (HVA) is an all volunteer, non-partisan group that helps gather information on candidates running for office and their stances on animal rights and welfare issues. They select and support the candidates who care about animal protection for each election. Not only does HVA share their recommendations for humane candidates on their website, they also share each candidate's history and responses to their questionnaires.

The Arizona League of Conservation Voters (AZLCV) is a non-partisan organization that works to "mobilize voters, endorse and elect leaders, advocate on behalf of conservation measures, hold elected officials accountable and ensure a sustainable and high quality of life for all Arizonans."

The Sierra Club is a large grassroots organization that strives to "explore, enjoy, and protect the planet." They have an official voters guide that covers the U.S. and highlights the important races in each state, and listing their endorsements.

Fact Check [dot] Org is a nonpartisan, nonprofit "consumer advocate for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics." They monitor the accuracy of what is said by U.S. politicians in TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews and news releases. is a project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania.

Project Vote Smart [dot] Org is a non-partisan, non-profit organization that provides "factual, unbiased information on candidates, officials, issues, and legislation."

Go forth and vote! And choose wisely.

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