Think tank

Ballot Initiative Strategy Center

BISC

Washington D.C., United States

BISC’s mission is to strengthen democracy by implementing a national progressive strategy for ballot measures rooted in building state-based power. They do this by: Tracking the ballot measure landscape; providing assistance to ballot measures campaigns; protecting the ballot measure process; training ballot measure advocates across the country; designing and providing research; and convening and facilitating collaboration

Contact details

Website:
http://ballot.org/

Address:
Ballot Initiative Strategy Center, 1660 L Street NW, Suite 605, Washington D.C

Country:
United States

Sub-region:
Northern America

Areas of focus

Topics of research
Geographics of focus
USA
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1999
Age (years)
Ballot Initiative Strategy Center
 23
United States average
 39
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: N/A
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Chris Melody Fields Figuerdo
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2019): Chris Melody Fields Figuerero
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2017): Justine Sarver
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2021
Ballot Initiative Strategy Center
 12
United States average
 38
Global average
 86
2019
Ballot Initiative Strategy Center
 11
2017
Ballot Initiative Strategy Center
 9
% Female staff
2021
Ballot Initiative Strategy Center
 100%
United States average
 51%
Global average
 48%

Organisational performance

Financials
2015
Ballot Initiative Strategy Center
 $1,295,248
United States average
 $21,426,171
Global average
 $57,395,241

Social

Likes (2022)
Ballot Initiative Strategy Center
 2,227
United States average
 89,081
Global average
 32,642
Likes (2021)
Ballot Initiative Strategy Center
 2,183
Likes (2019)
Ballot Initiative Strategy Center
 2,115
Twitter
Followers (2022)
Ballot Initiative Strategy Center
 3,099
United States average
 49,080
Global average
 19,218
Followers (2021)
Ballot Initiative Strategy Center
 2,848
Followers (2019)
Ballot Initiative Strategy Center
 2,589
Subscribers (2022)
Ballot Initiative Strategy Center
 14
United States average
 16,605
Global average
 5,610
Subscribers (2021)
Ballot Initiative Strategy Center
 8
Subscribers (2019)
Ballot Initiative Strategy Center
 1
Followers (2022)
Ballot Initiative Strategy Center
 486
United States average
 20,355
Global average
 14,670
Followers (2021)
Ballot Initiative Strategy Center
 261
Followers (2019)
Ballot Initiative Strategy Center
 142
Followers (2022)
Ballot Initiative Strategy Center
 273
United States average
 28,710
Global average
 16,346
Followers (2019)
Ballot Initiative Strategy Center
 147

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Boundary organization (find out more): Yes
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Observatoire des Think Tanks Directory, Organisation´s website
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