About Us

BallotReady makes digital tools to help inform and turn out voters on their entire ballot, every election, powered by the most comprehensive database to local politics.

We build custom voter guides, slate cards, and a make a plan to vote tool that can be used for ballot measures, 501c3 and 501c4 electoral work, and standalone campaigns.

Our CivicEngine tools are mobile-friendly and shareable, driving engagement, lead generation, and GOTV. Voters using our guides can save their choices to pull up on their phones in the voting booth.

Started in 2015, BallotReady has received funding from the National Science Foundation, the Knight Foundation, and the University of Chicago. In 2018, BallotReady was live nationwide, covering 95,000 candidates with over 7 million visitors to our sites.

Meet the Team

Alex Niemczewski  CEO

Alex Niemczewski
CEO

Aviva Rosman  COO

Aviva Rosman
COO

Isabel Baskin   Software Engineer

Isabel Baskin
Software Engineer

Linda Brito  Senior Researcher

Linda Brito
Senior Researcher

Sebastian Ellefson  Principal Researcher

Sebastian Ellefson
Principal Researcher

Alexis Greco  Director of Customer Success

Alexis Greco
Director of Customer Success

Adam Levine  Senior Researcher and Special Projects

Adam Levine
Senior Researcher and Special Projects

Melissa Mauter  VP of Data

Melissa Mauter
VP of Data

Ludo van den Boom  Senior Engineer

Ludo van den Boom
Senior Engineer

Mike Saunders  CTO

Mike Saunders
CTO

David Spearman  Data Director

David Spearman
Data Director

Michael Weinrib   Electoral Fellow

Michael Weinrib
Electoral Fellow