Voting Information Project Data Flow

This overview was updated on July 18, 2017, to reflect changes to the process.

The Voting Information Project (VIP works with states to ensure that Americans can easily find official voting information where they look for it most: online. VIP, a partnership of The Pew Charitable Trusts, Google, and states, aims to provide voters with answers to basic questions such as, “Where is my polling place?” and “What’s on my ballot?”

VIP uses an open format to make election data available and accessible and cutting-edge technology to ensure that all eligible voters have the information they need to cast their ballots. This highly technical initiative involves the standardization, validation, and publication of state election data.

Download the full Data Visualization (PDF).