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Driving civic engagement in Argentina through advocacy, fact-checking, and technology

Against a backdrop of polarization and an economic crisis last year, six candidates ran against each other to lead Argentina. In the months leading up to the Presidential election, Luminate supported a number of civil society organidations’ projects to empower and inform voters.

Watch how Change.org Argentina, Democracia en Red, Chequeado, and Conocimiento Abierto worked to drive meaningful civic participation as part of the Argentina Elections Project.

Learn more about the stories, outcomes, and lessons learned from each organisation in the videos below.

With their 2019 Elections Movement platform, Change.org Argentina made petitions to public officers and candidates from across all levels of government available to citizens.
Chequeado’s Reverso is the first collaborative fact-checking project in Argentina and fought misinformation during the elections.
Through Conocimiento Abierto’s Yo Voto Informado app, people learned how candidates’ views aligned with their own.
Democracia en Red’s collective advocacy platform Causas Comunes promoted draft bills about issues of interest to citizens.