Last Updated April 16, 2022

Who we are

We are Democracy Without Elections (DWE).

Our website is

We were founded February 2018 and became a 501c3 non profit organization April 2021. 


What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Joining the DWE organization is considered by DWE to be active consent to collect the following personal information during the sign-up process: First Name, Last Name, City, State (if applicable), Country & Email Address. 

Members may also consent to the following optional personal information: Gender, Ethnicity, and “How did you hear about us?”.

This information is collected so that we can better understand our membership and is accessible to several website administrators with log-in credentials. Email addresses are sent to the editor for newsletter distribution and may also be used by members to contact other members.

Aggregated information may be made public for promotional purposes and to help the general public better understand who we are.

Gender and ethnicity information may be used during the board member selection process to provide for a more diverse board.