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LEAST BIASED

These sources have minimal bias and use very few loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using appeal to emotion or stereotypes).  The reporting is factual and usually sourced.  These are the most credible media sources. See all Least Biased sources.

  • Overall, we rate Ballotpedia Least Biased and Very High for factual reporting due to excellent sourcing of information and a clean fact check record.

Detailed Report

Bias Rating: LEAST BIASED
Factual Reporting: VERY-HIGH
Country: USA (45/180 Press Freedom)
Media Type: Organization/Foundation
Traffic/Popularity: High Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY

History

Ballotpedia is a nonpartisan online political encyclopedia. Founded in 2007, it covers American federal, state, and local politics, elections, and public policy.  Ballotpedia’s stated goal is “to inform people about politics by providing accurate and objective information about politics at all levels of government.”

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Funded by / Ownership

Ballotpedia is a nonprofit owned and published by the Lucy Burns Institute, whose stated purpose is “To empower our audience to engage in democracy by delivering exceptionally high-quality information.” Revenue is derived through donations.

Analysis / Bias

In review, Ballotpedia creates Wiki-style pages for politicians and large media outlets. The pages contain information such as a biography/history, career, political career and endorsements/editorial positions. These pages are presented with minimal bias. The website also publishes low-biased news that is properly sourced such as this: Who is running for election in Arkansas? In general, Ballotpedia does not editorialize content and is least biased.

A factual search reveals they have not failed a fact check.

Overall, we rate Ballotpedia Least Biased and Very High for factual reporting due to excellent sourcing of information and a clean fact check record. (11/23/2016) Updated (D. Van Zandt 11/9/2019)

Source: https://ballotpedia.org/Main_Page

This poll is for entertainment purposes and does not change our overall rating.

Left vs. Right Bias: How we rate the bias of media sources

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