Donate to Our Upcoming Project: Equal Votes

Make a tax-deductible, secure donation to help us fight for political equality

Reasons to Donate Today

  • In 2016, the Electoral College system effectively disenfranchised 54 million Americans whose votes were not represented in the electoral votes
  • Getting rid of the “winner-take-all” system at the state level, which we intend to fight for with an upcoming legal battle, will make elections more fair and democratic
  • Prominent legal scholars believe that “winner-take-all” is legally vulnerable, and we can defeat it together with your help

Learn more about the Equal Votes project


If you wish to make a tax-deductible contribution by mail, please write a check to “Coalition for Open Democracy” and indicate on your check the donation is for “Equal Votes.” Mail the check to:

Coalition for Open Democracy                        4 Park Street, Suite 200                       Concord, NH 03301

Equal Votes is fiscally sponsored by Open Democracy, a non-partisan, non-profit organization exempt from tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Your donation made on this page will go to Open Democracy; is tax-deductible as a charitable contribution; and will be contributed to Open Democracy with the indication that you wish the funds to be used to benefit Equal Votes. This transaction will appear on your credit card statement as “OPEN DEMOCRACY WWW.OPENDEMOCRACYNH.ORG”


In a Democracy, All Votes Should Count Equally

In our democracy, when voting for the President, they do not

Lawrence Lessig and others have made the case that the "winner-take-all" process of choosing electors violates the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. See how Lessig lays out this argument and explores what a successful legal challenge to the Electoral College might look like.


Equal Citizens is a 501(c)(4) non-profit organization dedicated to reforms that will achieve citizen equality. We manage campaigns, both legal and political, that will end the corruption of our representative democracy by restoring the core promise of equality.

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