Tag Archives: Political

Mobile Commons Connects Citizens to Senators with Twilio

Mobile Commons is giving citizens the communication tools they need to spark political action. They’re powering the communication technology behind Mayors Against Illegal Guns’ (MAIG)…Full Article

Get Out and Vote: Apps Helping You Get to the Polls

Tomorrow is our election day, time to get out and vote! SMS, Voice and new avenues of communication are changing the way we share information and…Full Article

Precision Polling Offers Fast, Accessible Polls with Twilio’s API

Shortly after the 2008 presidential election, Gaurav Oberoi, a technologist and successful entrepreneur, agreed to do some research for a friend who was launching a…Full Article

Sunlight Foundation Launches Two Twilio-Powered Apps to Help Prepare You for Election Season

Election season is upon us! As we inch ever closer to the voting booth this November we’ve already begun to see a large number of civic-focused…Full Article

TurboVote Aims to Make Voting Easy for Everyone

Voter turnout is always a challenge for the United States. Typical turnout is 50% for presidential elections, 40% for mid-term elections and only 10% in local,…Full Article

SMS for Democracy: Cost of Freedom Voter ID App

 The Cost of Freedom Voter ID app powered by Twilio seeks to jump start the application process for voters who need to get a voter…Full Article

Click to Call Your Senator to Fight Internet Censorship

We recently wrote about Tumblr and MobileCommons teaming up to alert the public to the significant dangers to a free and democratic internet posed by…Full Article

Tumblr and Mobile Commons Use Twilio Click to Call to Fight SOPA and ProtectIP

This week, Tumblr’s team came up with an ingenious way to use click to call to alert the public to the significant dangers to a…Full Article