Vote Smart cultivates a network of advisors who inform and substantiate the organization's work. Our advisors are leading experts in political research and journalism, and are from all across the political spectrum. Together, they review every key vote selection, every bill summary, and every question presented to candidates through the Political Courage Test to ensure absolute nonpartisanship, relevance, clarity, and accuracy.


Dr. Egbunam Amadife
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences Chair, Associate Professor of Political Science - Kentucky State University

Dr. Jasmine Farrier
Associate Professor - University of Louisville

Mr. David McFaddin
Adjunct Faculty - Eastern Kentucky University