The Voter Education Program (VEP) builds strategic power for the environmental movement by utilizing data-driven engagement of members, voters, volunteers, grassroots activists, coalition partners, and their members to protect Washington’s environment.

Our grassroots organizers work year round to engage voters on environmental issues, ballot initiatives and elected officials’ positions on issues. We create opportunities to lobby legislators and participate in the policy making process, and focus on a concerted Get Out the Vote effort as each election nears.

Voter Education

During legislative session and election season, the Voter Education Program educates voters on issues and initiatives that impact our communities and environment.

Organizing & Mobilizing

We build power for the environmental movement through our field organizing, grassroots engagement, and internship program, all which empower people to speak up on issues that matter to them, as well as attend hearings and other civic engagement opportunities.

Data Services

Using strategies like list enhancement, targeted voter file lists, green scores, and modeling, WEC builds powerful, cutting-edge tools for our work and our partnerships.

Civic Engagement Testing

We are expanding our community of environmental voters by working to reach and engage the Rising American Electorate and Communities of Color.

Educating Voters News and Stories

We’ve Filed An Initiative: Protect Washington Act

This act will protect Washington for our children, our grandchildren, and future generations by quickly and effectively reducing pollution and addressing its negative impacts.  

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The end comes to North America’s biggest proposed oil-by-rail terminal

The largest proposed oil-by-rail terminal in North America is officially dead, thanks to a final vote by Vancouver’s Port Commissioners!

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Statement on HB 1144

This bill says loud and clear that Washington must lead on climate.

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Contact Congress to Save the EPA

Thank your decision makers for their support of federal environmental programs, and ask them to work toward adoption of a fully-funded EPA budget.

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