Debra Cleaver

Founder and CEO
Vote.org
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Debra Cleaver has been working at the intersection of technology and democracy since 2004. She currently serves as the Founder and CEO of Vote.org, a nonprofit that leverages technology to permanently increase voter turnout. In 2016, 6.5 million people visited the Vote.org website; 675,000 used the voter registration tool; 860,000 used the absentee ballot tool; 1.2 million checked their voter registration status; and 2.2 million people signed up for email or SMS election reminders. Vote.org also piloted the first-ever SMS voter registration drive, and ran the single-largest Election Day GOTV drive in the nation.