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Elections and Voting

At Knight Foundation we see engagement in the democratic process as more than just the act of voting. It should be embedded in every part of civic life, extending before and after an election. It is a chance for people to become and remain involved in their communities and to have a voice in local, state and national issues.

Articles

Knight News Challenge on Elections

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Journalism

22 ideas win Knight News Challenge: Elections

22 ideas win Knight News Challenge: Elections
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Knight News Challenge awards $3.2 million for ideas to better inform voters and increase civic participation

AUSTIN, TEXAS – July 22, 2015 – Twenty-two projects that seek to provide voters with better information and increase their participation before, during and after elections will receive $3.2 million as winners of the Knight News Challenge.  The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation made the announcement today at a convening hosted by the […]

Knight News Challenge awards $3.2 million for ideas to better inform voters and increase civic participation