Democracy Technology

Democracy Technology

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  •   August 10, 2021

Democracy Technology or Democracy Tech: With internet access and economic inclusion comes more time and freedom to be civically and socially engaged. Tools, known as democracy technology or democracy tech, are being created so that anyone can access them on their devices. Participation in the economy and the access to personal financial empowerment tools enables the time and resources for increased Democratic Participation. DIGICEN advocates for the use of Democracy Technology to further increase Democratic Participation for a more robust civil society. Democracy Technology includes useful Apps that can be installed on computers, tablets, and smartphones, or Websites that anyone can access on their devices.

USA Apps:

ActiVote

Be a more engaged participant! Develop your healthy civic habit with your personalized democracy experience.

Guard My Vote

"The mobile app is a comprehensive toolbox for ... upcoming deadlines, ballot issues, polling place locations and even surveys to review your voting experience."

Congress

(Unofficial App) "Find your representatives, see how they vote, See what bills are coming up for a vote next, Search for bills and votes you should know about, Stay on top of floor activity, committee hearings, Be notified of just about everything"

 

 

 

Global Apps:

VoteSwiper

"VoteSwiper makes it easy for you to find the best decision in political elections. Answer questions on current topics with a swipe and we'll tell you which parties match your positions."

 

 

 

USA Websites:

Vote.gov

Official U.S. Government Vote.gov website. (No app available yet.)

Vote.org

Check your registration, Register to vote, Vote by mail, Get election reminders, and Pledge to register. Find election deadlines, dates, and rules by state. Add their voting tools to your website. (No app available yet.)

Guard My Vote

"The mobile app is a comprehensive toolbox for ... upcoming deadlines, ballot issues, polling place locations and even surveys to review your voting experience."

Rock The Vote

"Building political power for young voters #RockTheVote" Check out Tech for Civic Engagement here!

Can I Vote?

Can you vote? This nonpartisan website was created by state election officials to help eligible voters figure out how and where to go vote.

Headcount

"HeadCount is a non-partisan organization that uses the power of music to register voters and promote participation in democracy."

Voterly

"At Voterly, we believe it should be easy to know if politicians are doing a good job and to hold them accountable if they aren't. Decide for yourself by browsing politician track records, finances, top priorities and more."

democracy.io

Use this online tool to "Send messages to members of the US Senate and House of Representatives."

When We All Vote

"Register to Vote, Check Your Status, Know Your Voting Rights, Pledge to Vote."

Ballotready

"See your ballot. Rally friends. Make a plan. Vote!"

Ballotpedia

"Ballotpedia is the digital encyclopedia of American politics and elections."

turbovote

"We provide you with the information you need to vote with confidence. Sign up for election reminders and get help with voter registration and voting by mail — all in one place!" — Orgs can become a Turbovote Partner and work with the turbovote.org tools.

howto.vote

"How to Vote is your guide to everything you need to know to register and vote in your state. If you have a question about participating in elections, you’ll find the answer here."

ofthepeople.us

"OTP takes some of the mechanics inspired by online platforms like Change.org, Kickstarter and social media to match the collective help of everyday Americans who want to pitch in with candidates early in their public service journey and share similar values and priorities."

govtrack.us

"Create lists of Members of Congress, bills & resolutions, votes, and committees. We can email you updates each day or week. And you can share your lists with others, or create RSS feeds."

billsponsor

"billsponsor.com is a free, online guide to the current U.S. House and Senate bills in Congress."

congress.gov

Presented by the Library of Congress, Congress.gov is the official website for U.S. federal legislative information.

issuevoter

Bills are summarized, along with pros, cons, and recent news, IssueVoter tracks your rep’s votes, bill outcomes, and how often you agree, Send your opinion directly to your rep in just 1-click, Act on all the issues you care about in one place! linktr.ee/issuevoter



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