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Digital Democracy Project

Digital Democracy Project - A voter-driven system of government. "You vote. We track it. So you know the score."

Mission

—Digital Democracy Project—A voter-driven system of government for the 21st Century: —A free civic engagement platform—ON-PHONE VOTING + ONLINE ACCOUNTABILITY TRACKING. —Voters cast ballots on active legislation on phones; then, report results & track legislators' accountability online. —Online Accountability Scores compare what voters want to what legislators deliver. —Serving Florida since 2022. —Federal legislation coming soon for the 2024 election.

Notes from the nonprofit

Voting Rights Brigade was reinstated as a tax exempt organization by the IRS in 2021. Also, previously misclassified as a foundation, the organization is now accurately classified as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. IRS Determination Letter attached.

Ruling year info

2021

Executive Director

RAMON L PEREZ

Main address

1701 W Wetherbee Rd #770961

Orlando, FL 32837 USA

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EIN

81-4785355

NTEE code info

Voter Education/Registration (R40)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

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Digital Democracy

Digital Democracy Project—A voter-driven system of government for the 21st Century.

A civic engagement platform >> ON-PHONE voting + ONLINE accountability tracking system.

Digital Democracy Project provides voters with direct access to government, encourages civic participation, and promotes government accountability.

“You vote. We track it. So you know the score.”

—VOTE—
Voters cast their own, secure ballots on the same bills as their legislators.—Vote on the phone app (from our partner Voatz).
—TALLY—
We track what voters want on an interactive map. Each issue & district. No parties/demographics.—The Tally, online, in real time.
—SCORE—
We compare what voters want to what legislators deliver. Every legislator, issue & vote. Plus, total accountability scores. —The Scorecard, online annually.

Free service. Now in Florida.

Voting Rights Brigade is a nonpartisan, 501(c)(3) organization committed to achieving a voter-driven system of government.

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Digital Democracy Project

Board of directors
as of 02/20/2024
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Board chair

Vinay Orekondy

Cyrus Hodes

Leader in AI technologies and policies; serves on boards of startups leveraging technologies for the greater good; co-founder of AIGC Chain, leveraging blockchain tools for multi-modal generative AI development and deployment.

Shannon O'Brien

Former Massachusetts State Treasurer & Receiver General; former State Legislator; 1st woman nominated by a major party for MA Governor; current Chair, MA Cannabis Control Commission; business development advisor; lawyer; mobile voting advocate. - https://www.linkedin.com/in/shannonpobrien/

J Mark Barfield

Former political reporter for newspapers; former Vice-chairman of the Libertarian Party of Florida; and current Vice Chair of the Outsider Media Foundation - https://www.linkedin.com/in/barnonecreativesolutions/

Vinay Orekondy

Attorney; Founder of the Australian Progressive Party; Advocacy Strategist at FairVote; Coalitions Director and National Organizer at Rank the Vote.- https://www.linkedin.com/in/vinay-orekondy-119240123/

Juleanna Glover

Founder/CEO of Ridgely|Walsh; Global-brands’ high-stakes public affairs strategist; Senior advisor to then-President-elect George W. Bush, Vice President Dick Cheney, and candidates Steve Forbes, Senator John Ashcroft, and Senator John McCain; https://www.linkedin.com/in/juleanna-glover-6b86555

Charles Belle

Attorney; Executive Director, Blockchain Advocacy Coalion; Non-residential Fellow, Stanford Center for Internet and Society, data privacy and technology legislation; public policy researcher and advisor. - https://www.linkedin.com/in/charlesbelle

Chip Byers

Orlando native, Autistic, small business owner, and award-winning Disability Change Agent; Florida’s highest honor for Disability Employment Advocacy; appointed by Governor DeSantis to The Able Trust Board. https://www.linkedin.com/in/chip-byers-1b79a4154

Dr. Wasim Malik

Managing Partner at Iaso Ventures; Harvard Medical School faculty member; healthcare technology executive, investor and entrepreneur. https://www.linkedin.com/in/wqmalik

John Duffield

Digital brands marketing innovator; 3x founder and global ad agency leader; web3 and metaverse outspoken advocate. https://www.linkedin.com/in/johnjduffield

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Not applicable
  • CEO oversight
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  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
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