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. Conor DowlingAssociate Professor - University of Mississippi
Dr. Tom LansfordAssistant Professor of Political Science - University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast
Dr. Rick TravisProfessor - Mississippi State University
Dr. Jon WinburnAssistant Professor - University of Mississippi