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Nation’s Only Group for Progressive Veterans Also the Fastest Growing 21st Century Vets Group 


WASHINGTON, DC –, the leading group of progressive veterans in America, is announcing its number of supporters is now greater than 400,000, including roughly 125,000 veterans and military family members.  This makes VoteVets the fastest growing veterans group in the United States, among the groups founded in the 21st Century. 

“When we started VoteVets in 2006, we had an office of four people, no website, and no supporters.  We’re now on pace to top a half a million supporters by the end of 2014,” said Jon Soltz, Iraq War Veteran, and Chairman of  “For generations, there was no place for progressive veterans to go, when they wanted to speak out, not only on traditional veterans’ issues, but other policy matters that affected veterans.  VoteVets filled that vacuum, and it is encouraging to see such a large response.”

VoteVets’ large base of support has helped the group to engage in extremely successful online fundraising, allowing the group to spend tens of millions of dollars since its inception on issue campaigns, and efforts to hold politicians accountable for their actions and votes. 

“We’re not done, though,” added Soltz.  “We have huge plans to expand the reach of VoteVets, and bring in even more veterans, military families, and civilian supporters.” 

Founded in 2006,  and backed by over 400,000 supporters, the mission of is to use public issue campaigns and direct outreach to lawmakers to ensure that troops abroad have what they need to complete their missions, and receive the care they deserve when they get home. also recognizes veterans as a vital part of the fabric of our country and will work to protect veterans' interests in their day-to-day lives. is committed to the destruction of terror networks around the world - with force when necessary - to protect America.  While non-partisan, the group is the largest progressive organization of veterans in America.