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LISTEN: Ballotpedia Creates New Words To Fend Off Partisan Attacks

by Lindsay France, published

What happens when you marry a passionate group of pro-voter Americans to an encyclopedia? You get Ballotpedia.

No government public information officer or website can do what this non-partisan online political encyclopedia does - it hands Americans free, simple, useful, actionable information. It also takes the who, what, when, where… and then goes to unheard of lengths to offer a balanced "why".

The team even create new words when the one in common use becomes so partisan it blocks thoughtful discussion.

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