Doctors tend to vote less often than the general population. As do low-income populations and other marginalized communities. Poverty, systemic racism & economic disparities adversely impact the ability of the average American to vote.
In the 2016 U.S. presidential election, only 55.7% of the voting age population cast ballots, putting the United States among the lowest of OECD countries.
Through the efforts of VoteHealth 2020 and myriad other organizations, we grew that number in 2020 to 66.8% - the highest percentage achieved in decades
Educating staff, patients, and communities on the connection between civic engagement and health outcomes.
Encouraging voter registration efforts within care settings and in partnership with non-partisan community efforts.
Empowering people to vote as safely and easily as possible by eliminating barriers to voting.