VoteVets.org is organized as a progressive political action committee (PAC) and non-profit 501(c)(4) status in the United States. It was co-founded in 2006 by Jon Soltz and Jeremy Broussard.Initially composed of United States Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans, the organization views defense policy as an American priority. The stated goal of the PAC is to put in Congress Afghanistan or Iraq war veterans who are critical of the execution of the war in Iraq.According to the VoteVets.org, the goal of the 501(c)(4) is to educate the American public on the war and military issues, and hold politicians accountable. In February 2007, a VoteVets.org spokesman told The Washington Post that the group had 20,000 members, including 1,000 veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan'. According to the group's website, the group has over 220,000 supporters.Although organized as nonpartisan, it has been described as ""partisan"", ""closely aligned with Congressional Democrats,"" and ""liberal"" in news stories. In a June 2011 press release, the organization specifically identified itself as the ""largest progressive group of veterans in America.""