Fix Democracy First works with many local, statewide, and national organizations.

Below is a curated list of organizations that are also working to achieve fair elections and government policies, along with several useful resources for learning more about democracy and our political systems.

We invite you to become a partner, and serve with other FDF leaders in your area. Contact us if you would like to become active in your area.

Washington state organizations

Partner State Organizations
FairVote Washington

A nonpartisan organization working to bring Ranked Choice Voting to Washington State

League of Women Voters of Washington

A nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation of citizens in government

Meaningful Movies Project

A non-profit organization that assists neighborhoods, groups and individuals organize, educate and advocate using the power of social justice documentary film and relevant conversation.

Washington Indivisible Network

A coalition of Indivisible groups in Washington State. WIN strives to build relationships across...

Washington Poor People's Campaign

A National Call for Moral Revival to unite people across Washington to challenge the evils of systemic racism, poverty, the war economy, ecological devastation and the nation’s distorted morality of religious nationalism

State Coalitions
People Powered Elections Washington

A statewide, multi-racial, multi-generational coalition committed to building more equitable and transparent campaign financing policies so that our government is responsive, representative, and reflective of all of us.

WA Voting Justice Coalition

A group of organizations and individuals representing good government, service providers, advocacy, and civic engagement organizations, all dedicated to ensuring every Washingtonian has their voice heard and their vote counted in our great democracy.

WA Voting Rights Restoration Coalition – Free the Vote WA

A community of people and organizations who are seeking justice for our families and neighbors impacted by our criminal justice system.

WA for Equitable Representation

To ensure fair representation in our elected bodies through Ranked-Choice Voting and create a civil democracy that works for all Washington residents.

Allied State Organizations

The state affiliate of the ACLU. Working to ensure justice, freedom and equality are realities for all people in Washington state, with particular attention to the rights of people and groups who have historically been disenfranchised.

ACRS (Asian Counseling & Referral Service)

Promotes social justice and the well-being and empowerment of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and other underserved communities

APACE (Asian Pacific Islander Americans for Civic Empowerment):

Works to engage and empower the diverse AAPI community

APIC of Washington

Committed to fighting for robust, equitable, and impactful policies that benefit our communities.

Civil Survival

Organizes people who have been directly impacted by the criminal justice system to build connections, gain knowledge and increase political participation

Common Power

We mobilize volunteers for voters around the country, while investing in the next generation of leaders and building lasting community.

Fuse Washington

Works to give ordinary people a strong voice in politics through organizing and communications power

Latino Community Fund

Works to address the needs of Latinos and support programs to create a vibrant community through civic engagement, healthy families, arts and culture

More Equitable Democracy

Working to advance electoral system reforms that increase representation for underrepresented communities

Native Action Network

A nonprofit organized to promote Native women’s full representation, participation, and leadership in local, state, tribal, and national affairs.

Northwest Progressive Institute

A regionally focused nonprofit working from Washington, Oregon, & Idaho to constructively transform our world through insightful research and imaginative advocacy.

One America

Organizes immigrant and refugee leaders and our allies to build power in our communities and run campaigns to create a just immigration system, inclusive education for all, and a truly representative democracy.


Works to address the needs of Latinos and support programs to create a vibrant community through civic engagement, healthy families, arts and culture

Puget Sound Sage

Puget Sound Sage charts a path to a living economy in the South Salish Sea and Duwamish River Valley regions by developing community power to influence, lead and govern.

Seattle/King County Coalition on Homelessness

We mobilize our community to challenge systemic causes of homelessness and advocate for housing justice.

Sightline Institute

A research think-tank that equips NW citizens and decision-makers with the policy research and practical tools to advance long-term solutions to the region’s most significant challenges

Tacoma Ministerial Alliance

Providing services to include a variety of programs to meet the growing needs of the community we love.

Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle

Empowers those we serve by providing programming and services designed to support and encourage self-sufficiency in all aspects of life.

WA Community Alliance

A statewide coalition of organizations led by and working in communities of color.

WA Conservation Action

Working to ensure Washington’s decision makers keep our environment protected, healthy, and vibrant.

WA Public Disclosure Commision (PDC)

An agency of the WA state government that regulates candidates, campaigns and lobbyists, as well as enforces the state’s disclosure and campaign finances laws, and provides public access to information about lobbying activities, the financial affairs of elected and appointed public officials, and campaign contributions and expenditures

Washington Bus

Works towards a more equitable WA, where young people have equal access to the public discourse, and where civic and political engagement is the norm, not the exception, for all Washingtonians

Washington CAN

Works to to achieve racial, gender, economic, and social equity in order to establish a democratic society characterized by justice and fairness, with respect for diversity, and a decent quality of life for all those who reside in Washington

Washington Student Association (WSA)

Serves as the official nonpartisan body of representation for all students attending Washington State’s institutions of higher education

What’s Next Washington

An organization of formerly incarcerated individuals and allies working to improve the ability of people with conviction histories to reintegrate into society

National Organizations

Partner National Organizations

A nonpartisan champion of electoral reforms, such as Ranked Choice Voting, that give voters greater choice, a stronger voice, and a representative democracy that works for all Americans

Free Speech for People

A leading force in the country for defending our Constitution and reclaiming the basic promise of democracy and American self-government: of, by, and for the people

Move To Amend

National coalition of organizations and individuals calling for an amendment to the US Constitution to unequivocally state that inalienable rights belong to human beings only, and that money is not a form of protected free speech under the First Amendment and can be regulated in political campaigns

Public Citizen

Champions the public interest in the halls of power by defending democracy, resisting corporate power and working to ensure that government works for the people – not for big corporations

Reclaim the American Dream

An informational gateway aimed at helping people who are upset about America today to get engaged in fixing our democracy and making our economy fairer at the local level, where people power still has clout


Working to bring together conservatives, progressives, and everyone in between to pass powerful anti-corruption laws that stop political bribery, end secret money, and fix our broken elections

National Coalitions

A national initiative to elevate civics education policy, in every state, by 2026


A national cross-partisan coalition of over 280 organizations focused on improving our nation’s K-12 in and out-of-school civic education.

ProRep Coalition

With a mission to enable multi-party democracy in California through education and coalition-building for (Pro)portional (Rep)representation.

Citizen Connect

A non-partisan platform dedicated to helping Americans right, left and center find ways to heal our divides and strengthen this great nation.

Bridge Alliance

Our members are committed to revitalizing America through civic engagement, governance and policymaking, and campaign and election processes.

Declaration for American Democracy

Aims to take back our democracy and restore power to the people.

National Association of Nonpartisan Reformers

A member-led Association dedicated to structural election reforms in the public interest

Allied National Organizations
Alliance for Democracy

Works to free all people from corporate domination of politics, economics, the environment, culture and information; to establish true democracy; and to create a just society with a sustainable, equitable economy

American Promise

Works to power, inspire, and organize Americans to win the 28th Amendment to the Constitution

Using bold legal actions and in-depth investigations, CREW targets government officials who sacrifice the common good to special interests and personal gain.

Campaign Legal Center

Fighting for every American’s right to participate in the democratic process

Center for American Progress

An independent nonpartisan policy institute that is dedicated to improving the lives of all Americans, through bold, progressive ideas, as well as strong leadership and concerted action

Citizen University

Building a culture of powerful, responsible citizenship across the country. We envision a great civic revival across our nation — our dream is a country in which Americans are steeped in a sense of civic character, educated in the tools of civic power, and are problem-solving contributors in a self-governing community

Common Cause

A network of democracy experts, working at the state and local level across the country, are winning pragmatic, common sense solutions and building a national movement that will make sure our generation secures and strengthens democracy for the next

Democracy Initiative

A coalition of organizations working toward a future in which all Americans participate fully and freely in the democratic process

Generation Citizen

Generation Citizen (GC) is working to transform civics education so that young people are equipped and inspired to exercise their civic power.

Issue One

Working on building a movement to usher in an era of systemic cross-partisan political reform

Rank the Vote

With a vision that the national adoption of ranked choice voting could create a political and social culture with elections based on a competition of the best ideas rather than scorched-earth politics, and a government that is truly accountable to “we the people”

ReThink Media

Focused on building the communications capacity of nonprofit think tanks, experts, and advocacy groups working toward a more constructive US foreign and national security policy, the protection of human and civil rights, and strengthening our democracy

Reclaim Democracy

Works to create a representative democracy, where citizens don’t merely choose from a menu of options dete


Works to reclaim our government so it works for everyone and not just the wealthy and the well-connected

United for the People

Organizations united in the understanding that the Court’s decisions in Citizens United and related cases must be remedied by amending the Constitution in order to restore the democratic promise of America

re:power (formerly Wellstone)

Works to building leadership in communities, with an emphasis on women of color and people living at the intersections of marginalized identities

Informational Sources


A nonprofit & nonpartisan online political encyclopedia written by a staff of researchers and writers. Founded in 2007, it covers American federal, state, and local politics, elections, and public policy

Brennan Center for Justice

Strives to uphold the values of democracy, equal justice and the rule of law; and works to craft and advance reforms that will make American democracy work, for all

Center for Responsive Politics

Nation’s premier research group tracking money in U.S. politics and its effect on elections and public policy

Citizen Initiative Review

Civics for Adults

To Enhance Civic Knowledge & Inspire Political Engagement

College Consensus - Resources for Student Voters

College Consensus is an innovative approach to college and graduate school rankings. They combine the latest results from the most respected college ranking systems with thousands of real student review scores. College Consensus also offers expert advice and guidance on all aspects of college life, from finding the perfect college, to getting accepted, paying for it, and finding your professional path after graduation.

College Student's Guide to Voting

This guide provides information on how college students can get involved, an overview of important election issues, and data on the value of participation in the political process.

Follow the Money

National Institute on Money in State Politics - Detailed information and resources for information about money in state politics


Reveals the influence of money in politics, informs and empowers voters, and advances reforms that promote a more responsive democracy; and it’s online tools and research brings transparency to government data and puts a spotlight on the outsize influence of money in politics so that journalists and advocacy groups can hold lawmakers accountable

A State-by-State Guide to 2022 Voting and Deadlines

Open Secrets

The nation's premier research group tracking money in U.S. politics and its effect on elections and public policy.

Our Common Purpose Report

Our Common Purpose: Reinventing American Democracy for the 21st Century was released in June 2020 and includes six strategies and 31 ambitious recommendations to help the nation emerge as a more resilient democracy by 2026, the nation’s 250th anniversary.

Rank Choice Voting Resource Center

Provides a compilation of best practices and first-hand experiences from jurisdictions that have used this method of voting. This website and overall project serve as a resource for voters, election administrators, policy makers, and candidates.

Vote Smart

Vote Smart's mission is to provide free, factual, unbiased information on candidates and elected officials to ALL Americans.

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