Democracy.com Shines Searchlight on Candidates and Elected Officials

Source: Miranda Neubauer,techPresident, June 5, 2014

Democracy.com announced Thursday that it has unveiled what it calls the most comprehensive searchable database of American elected officials, candidates, appointees and political organizations at all levels of government.

As techPresident previously reported, the non-partisan Democracy.com platform launched last fall with the aim of establishing a social network for politics with a focus on helping local candidates have access to a professional web presence and fundraising tools….

…The search database of 80,000 candidates and elected officials, which will eventually grow to all 550,000 elected officials in the United States, is integrated with the Democracy.com tools that let users donate, pledge to vote or sign-up to volunteer for a candidate that incorporate campaign finance compliance requirements for all 50 states, Cooley pointed out….