While recently going throught the available applications available for my blackberry I came across this little gem. It is called Visible Vote. While
we all here on ATS say to ourselves "how can we do anything, how can we make our voices heard?" This may be the ticket we have been looking for. I
will paste the features of this little application. The conspiracist in me says "yah there ya go chum, give them just a little more insight into how
you really think." The part of my brain that cries out for hope and reason in this sea of madness that our political system has become says finally,
an easy to read report of how my legislators vote, and a way to make the way I want my vote cast heard. Here's the specs of the application. It is
free for blackberrys. I'm not sure of the availability for other platforms, but I'm sure its readily available for most smartphones.
As seen on CNN, NBC, Fox, Forbes, NY Daily Times and Business week! Check out our web page for more details.
Visible Vote was designed from the ground up to address transparency and accountability in our government! Help us achieve our goal of 1,000,000 users
and create the first application to help fix government.
Visible Vote is the first and only application that allows you to cast a virtual vote on the same measures that your representatives vote on?and then
informs them of your position via weekly fax . Visible Vote also monitors how often your Congressmen vote in alignment with you and the people they
The only question left is whether or not your legislators are doing their job? representing you. Hold them accountable like never before. Visible Vote
hands the power back to you.
Visible Vote is an unbiased service that aims to bring greater transparency to our representative form of government. Discover the most
technologically effective way to advise, communicate and track your legislators today.
What you can do with this app:
1 Send a Letter to your Legislators through your Blackberry®.
2 Track how your legislators are voting on issues you care about.
3 Vote on the same Bills as your legislators and update your legislators on your vote.
4 Cast a Real Time Job Approval Rating and Monitor Legislators Approval Ratings
5 Leave comments for your friends on Facebook on each Legislator and Bill
6 View State Vote Tallies Per Issue
7 See Twitter Accounts of your Legislators
What the app does for you:
1 Sends a letter every week to your legislators on how YOU and others in his/her district are voting.
2 Automatically provides feedback to you when senators vote for or against you.
3 Send you an overview report next election so you know who to vote for and against.
The application integrates/syncs with Visible Vote for Facebook.
Thoughts and feedback are welcome!