Promise trackers

Promise trackers leverage tech to enunciate political promises (often made during the campaign period) and then audit the degree to which the politician or party has or hasn't fulfilled these promises while governing.


Tracking Donald Trump's Campaign Promises. It is a project by the fact-checking organization Politifact.

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Policy Tracker

Tracks progress on all of the government’s manifesto promises, includes explainers and ways to get more involved.

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Tapvote – Public Pledge Tools

A public pledge-card platform that helps you win commitments from candidates. It’s like a networked petition that links your petition and supporters to the candidates who pledge to support it

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Obama Promise Tracker

See how Obama performed on 40 of the promises he made during his two presidential campaigns.

Trump Promise Tracker

We’re tracking the progress of 60 pledges Trump made in his “Contract with the American Voter” – and whether he achieved his goals.

Farhad SouzanchiCurated by Farhad Souzanchi

Farhad Souzanchi is the Director of Research and Media at ASL19, a Toronto-based multidisciplinary research and technology group that helps Iranians assert their fundamental rights to freedom of expression and access to information. Farhad leads the ASL19’s pioneering government accountability platforms, including Rouhani Meter, a Promise Tracker, monitoring President Rouhani’s performance and Factnameh, Iran's first political fact-checking initiative. Before joining ASL19 in 2013, he spent eight years working as a journalist in Iran. In the past few years, his main focus has been on introducing fact-checking and data journalism to larger Iranian audiences.

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