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On Women’s Equality Day, Looking Back… And Ahead

August 26th, 2014

VPC founder and president Page Gardner has a new column on the Huffington Post celebrating Women’s Equality Day and highlighting the struggles women faced in achieving the right to vote: A century ago, as Americans debated whether women should be allowed to vote, one prominent observer scoffed at the notion of voter equality. Allowing women […]


POLITICO: Page Gardner ‘Top Expert’ on Marriage Gap

August 20th, 2014

VPC founder Page Gardner was recently profiled in POLITICO: One afternoon following the muddled 2000 presidential election, Page Gardner sat in her basement home office, poring over the returns and hunting for clues in who voted for whom, and why. The one pattern that she kept seeing — and couldn’t let go of — could prove […]


CREDO Awards $60,000 to VPC

August 5th, 2014

After a month-long campaign, the CREDO activist network has awarded the Voter Participation Center with $59,735 in funding. VPC was one of three non-profit groups that received funds from CREDO in July. “CREDO believes in selecting great groups and providing you with general support – so use these funds as you see fit,” CREDO said […]


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