CandidateVerification.org is a public charity under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code exempt from Federal income tax. Our mission is to provide free background checks and resume verification services to candidates running for public office in the United States. Our database is populated with Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) compliant self-authorized background checks that are published with permission of the candidate. The background checks are conducted by leading employment screening companies in the United States. The background check covers 10-year criminal/civil records, as well as verifies education, employment, professional credentials, and military records.