2020 Impact

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Letter from Vote.org's CEO

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Voter Stories

Meet the people who made election history in 2020. Toggle between the stories below.

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Vote.org Across America

Click on a state or select below to explore Vote.org's 2020 impact.

Technology for Democracy

How our digital voter tools drove record-breaking turnout.

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Vote.org Tools User Growth

Vote.org has seen exponential growth across its voter tools since its inception in 2016. The below graph shows how millions of voters have flocked to Vote.org to verify their status, register to vote, and request a mail-in absentee ballot.

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Between the Margins

In 2020, the electoral votes in numerous states were decided by historically narrow margins. The below graphics show how Vote.org’s registration numbers in key states compared to the margin of victory in the presidential election.

*Voter contacts refers to the number of times we reached voters through our get-out-the-vote (GOTV) program, which engages young voters and voters of color.

Powering Registration for Partners

Vote.org provides our digital tools and resources to thousands of civic and grassroots partners to broaden our reach and register millions more voters. In 2020, we powered voter drive efforts for the following partners and many more.


People to the Polls

How our get-out-the-vote efforts delivered in underserved communities.

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Corporate America and civic engagement.

Feeding Democracy

Bringing joy — and tacos — to the polls.

GOTV Highlight: Georgia Runoffs

On January 5th, 2021, Georgia voters participated in runoff elections to choose both of their senators. Typically, Georgia senate runoff turnout hovers near 30%. In 2021, more than 60% of eligible voters cast a ballot.

Coalition Builders

How we helped new voters through innovative partnerships.

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Innovative Partnerships

Influencers & Artists

Fundraising & Financials

Through its record-breaking 2020 campaign, Vote.org engaged millions of young voters and voters of color - with a cost per voter of just $1.52 across all GOTV tactics.

Vote.org operates with a low overhead and maximizes return on investment. Every donation we receive directly supports voters. Our donors helped us deliver the most ambitious programming year in our history — and record-breaking voter turnout.

Grassroots Fundraising Highlight

Thanks to small-dollar donors across the country, Vote.org raised more money through grassroots fundraising in 2020 than ever before.

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Institutional Funder Highlight

Southern Poverty Law Center Vote Your Voice Initiative

Vote.org is committed to transparency and accountability in our work. View our audited financial statements and IRS Form 990s here.

Thank You!