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About VIS

Voter Information Services (VIS) is a non-partisan, not-for-profit, member-supported organization founded in 1995. Although we publish information from sources with very diverse biases and agendas, VIS itself does not support or oppose any issue, politician, or special interest group. Read about our history.


Acting on our belief that a government accountable to the citizens is the best government, VIS helps interested citizens learn about the actions of our elected officials and the impact of those actions on our lives.


VIS provides on-line tools that help voters learn about the impact of our elected officials’ actions.

While we hope to, in the future, cover all U.S. elected officials at all levels of government, our current focus is the U.S. Congress. Our Congressional Report Cards help their users understand

  • The impact of the laws enacted (or not enacted) by the U.S. Congress on our everyday lives.
  • The role of each Congress member in the passage or defeat of the above laws.

We actively seek partnerships with other organizations and individuals whose goals are compatible with ours.


VIS is funded primarily through small user fees and donations we collect from the users of the information we publish. Donations to Voter Information Services, a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization (EIN 04-3259572), are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.

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Technical Team

VIS project coordinator Hubert Hubik is very grateful to the following people for their help with the project since its beginning:

  • Alex D., Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
  • Ashot M., Yerevan, Armenia
  • Binu M., Pennsylvania
  • Celeste A., Illinois
  • Jake T., Washington
  • Jerry D., New York
  • JW K., Mississippi
  • Krish C., Bangalore, India
  • Kristin L., Arizona
  • Pirchia B., New York
  • Rebecca M., New York
  • Vijaya S., Virginia
  • Yuliya V., New York
  • Zdenek H., Prague, Czech Republic

Contacting VIS

Voter Information Services
P.O. Box 649
Reading, MA 01867-0403

P: 1-781-640-2152
E: info (at)

Brief History

Voter Information Services (VIS) founded and started to publish an email newsletter called VIS Ratings.
VIS Ratings becomes a website Its history is available on
VIS Ratings re-named to Congressional Report Cards.
Congressional Report Cards re-named to Started a major re-design of the website to be completed by the end of 2019.