Avatar produces nonpartisan voter guides that explore candidates' positions in major elections across the United States. The project receives fiscal support from Youth Service America, a nonprofit that promotes youth service, training and volunteerism. Initially prepared for college students in 2012 by a team of journalists, the guides in 2022 moved to a more interactive format.

Kentuckians choose a governor: A voter’s guide

By: - October 30, 2023

This guide to issues in Kentucky’s governor’s race and the candidates’ positions was prepared and published by a team of journalists at, a nonpartisan group that began publishing voter guides for college students in 2012. Like all the Lantern’s content, it is free to republish. No-excuse early voting in Kentucky begins this Thursday, Nov. […]