Voter Activation Network - VAN

What is VAN?

VAN is the online voter file used by the Dallas County Democratic Party and Texas Democratic Party. The Texas Democratic Party maintains the database to ensure that Democrats have access to the most accurate information possible, including, obtaining phone numbers, appending voting history and adding new voters to the file. 

Information provided by VAN includes:

  • Registered Voters in Texas
  • Individual Voter History
  • Phone numbers
  • Demographic data (Gender, Ethnicity, Age)
  • Partisanship leaning & likelihood to vote

What is VAN used for?

The DCDP, Precinct Chairs, and campaigns use VAN to create walk lists, MiniVAN lists, call lists, virtual phone banks, and share information about voters. For example, if a Precinct Chairs knocks on a door and records that a voter will be voting for every Democrat, that information will also be visible to other campaigns in the area.

Is VAN free or do I have to pay for it?

VAN is provided free of charge to the Dallas County Democratic Party and Precinct Chairs. Clubs and activists may also be provided access for get out the vote and organizing purposes.

How do I get access?

If you're a Precinct Chair, Organizer, or Democratic Club Leader please use email

If you are a Democratic candidates seeking access for your campaign, please visit the Texas Democratic Party for more information.

Who do I contact if I need VAN Help?

Click here to read our VANual Training Guide. If you are still in need of help, please use the form below to submit your need or schedule a training.