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Our Favorite VOTE411 Moments

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Our nonpartisan one-stop-shop for election information has experienced a lot since it launched, from celebrity shout-outs to going fully bilingual! Below are a few of our favorite moments.


The League of Women Voters' Education Fund launched VOTE411, a nonpartisan, online election resource.

A screenshot of the original VOTE411 homepage
Celebrities Show Their Love

Public figures including Justin Timberlake, Rosario Dawson, Taye Diggs, Connie Britton, and more shout out VOTE411 on their social media. We love seeing celebrities use their platforms to empower voters.

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John Oliver Promotes VOTE411

On his show Last Week Tonight, comedian John Oliver urged audiences to check out VOTE411. His enthusiasm resulted in a 2000% increase in website traffic.

John Oliver promoting VOTE411 on Last Week Tonight
A Brand New Look

The website underwent a major upgrade, making it even easier to navigate. Our logos also got a modern, colorful touch-up!

The current VOTE411 homepage
VOTE411 Goes Bilingual

With help from partners at NALEO Education Fund, VOTE411 becomes available completely in Spanish. Making voting more accessible for all people remains a core value of VOTE411.

portion of the homepage
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Empowering Voters During COVID

In the face of a global pandemic (coinciding with a federal election), VOTE411 amped up its efforts to reach voters across the nation. In 2020 alone, more than 6 million people gained voting resources through the site, and more than 233,000 people registered to vote.

A VOTE411 webpage with COVID updates from 2020
Award Recognition is named Best Government & Civil Innovation Website in the 24th Annual Webby People’s Voice Awards."

“VOTE411 has set the standard for innovation and creativity on the Internet,” said Claire Graves, Executive Director of The Webby Awards. “This award is a testament to the skill, ingenuity, and vision of its creators.”

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Telly Award Wins

VOTE411 wins three Telly Awards. The Telly Awards honor excellence in video and television. VOTE411's videos win in the categories of "Instructional" and "Public Service and Activism."

Telly Award Logo
More Celebrity Support

Public figures such as Cyndi Lauper, Zooey Deschanel, and Billy Porter show their support on Instagram!

Side by side images of Cyndi Lauper and her mom from a Cyndi Lauper tweet promoting VOTE411

The personalized voter guide section on the site gets a revamp; a new layout and easier navigation allow users to compare where candidates stand on the issues in their communities and choose who they will support in upcoming elections.

A sample candidate race featuring pretend animal politicians from

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