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.

North Carolina

Dr. Michael Bitzer
Associate Professor - Catawba College

Dr. Steven Greene
Professor of Political Science - North Carolina State University

Dr. Michael Munger
Chair, Department of Political Science - Duke University