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. Dwight BrooksJournalism Program Professor - Middle Tennessee State University
Dr. Michael FitzgeraldChair of American Studies Department and Professor of Political Science - University of Tennessee
Mr Tom HumphreyNational Bureau Chief - Knoxville News Sentinel
Dr. Marcus PohlmannProfessor of Political Science - Rhodes College