The Computational Democracy Project


👋 Welcome!

This is the knowledge base for the open source technology Polis.

Getting Started

  • If you want to get a general sense of the platform and its capabilities, start with the page on Polis itself.
  • If you are convinced of its utility and ready to implement it, start here:

Or, if you'd like help getting started, 📝 contact us.

Integration & Analysis

  • If you are a web developer and have been sent here to implement Polis on your organization's website, start with
  • If you are a data scientist or data analyst and have been asked to evaluate Polis for your organization, check out:
  • If you are an organization interested in implementing Polis, and need help with integration and analysis, please contact us.


If you are an interested citizen, read about Bringing Polis to My Political Context.

If you are curious about the non-profit organization which supports and maintains Polis and the main deployment, or getting involved to improve this ecosystem of tools for democracy, see the about page for description of our mission and vision, and our volunteering page if you'd like to help out.

If you are interested in contributing to the codebase as an OSS developer, check out the Github repo, in particular the issues and discussions pages.


The knowledge base is maintained by the The Computational Democracy Project, which maintains and supports Polis.

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© 2023 The Computational Democracy Project, a 501c3 nonprofit.


© 2023 The Computational Democracy Project, a 501c3 nonprofit.