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 Dakota

Dr. Dana Michael Harsell
Assistant Professor of Political Science and Public Administration - University of Nort h Dakota

Ms Jill Schramm
Staff Writer - Minot Daily News

Dr. Robert Wood
Associate Professor - University of North Dakota