smartvote is an innovative online platform, which matches voters to candidates and parties that share their policy positions. Since 2003, smartvote has informed voters in over 200 elections throughout Switzerland and Europe.
How smartvote works
2. Position matching
Contributions to civic education
Voter mobilization & engagement
smartvote has been shown to increase political participation and voter turnout.
smartvote promotes an issue-based discourse, by focusing on differences in policy positions, not ideology or character.
smartvote allows voter’s to learn about candidates’ positions on a wide range of important policy issues, therefore building a more informed and engaged electorate.