Healhy Democracy Healthy People

When Democracy is Healthy, People are Healthy

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We Support Public Health & Civic Participation

Democracy makes our communities more inclusive and healthier. Our votes affect health policy, clean air, housing, transit and funding for hospitals. Voting also helps people secure a seat at the table and feel more included within their communities.

When we’re healthier, we’re more likely to vote. And communities that vote experience better health. Learn More

The Latest

Health & Democracy Index

Our new analysis compares 12 health indicators to how accessible voting is in each of the 50 states. States with more inclusive voting policies and greater levels of civic participation are healthier. Explore the Index. →

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