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  1. 231 votes
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      planned  ·  BartBart responded

      Great idea! Countable is in the process of rolling out support for state and local legislation in the coming months.

      Please suggest which cities and states we should add first.

      Thanks.

    • Windows phone app

      Make an app for windows phone!

      180 votes
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      • Allow users to delete their account

        Can't find where to delete my account.

        167 votes
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          naominaomi responded

          Currently in order to delete an account, a user must contact our customer support directly. However, I could see how this process could be simplified. What does everyone think?
          We may add on this feature if enough of our users are keen on seeing it. Please vote on this to show your support for adding a “delete” feature!

        • create mobile application for Windows Phone please.

          Develop app for Windows Phones.

          167 votes
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          • How can I contact Paul Ryan if I am not in his precinct. His role as Speaker of the House makes contacting him important for all citizens.

            How about a phone number or email contact for Paul Ryan if you are not in his precinct. Currently, you must identify as being in his precinct to send an email. All of his phone lines are always busy. Being Speaker of the House means that citizens nationwide need to speak with him.

            159 votes
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            • Sort by which bills are going to be voted on next

              I would like to see which bills are just about to be voted on, and which have just been voted on.

              95 votes
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                naominaomi responded

                This is a good idea! What do other people think? How would you all like to see bills sorted?

              • See how other Countable users have voted on a Bill

                Once we vote it would be great to see how other users of Countable responded as well (anonymous of course). Then we could track the differences between the "people" and Congress itself. Thank you Countable team!

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                  under review  ·  BartBart responded

                  Great idea!

                  What do other people think? Is this something you’d like to see soon?

                  Vote and let us know.

                • I'd like to see how my votes compare to my Reps (filters on Rep pages)

                  I haven't voted on most of the bills my senators and representative have voted on. So when I scroll through their records to see how they voted, 90 percent of the record I don't care too much about. It would be great to have a toggle allowing me to see how they voted only on bills I've voted on.

                  Thanks so much for all your hard work. This app is truly fantastic, and I hope that it encourages more people to engage with the government. Also, if you're hiring, I'm about to be a master's graduate with programming skills and…

                  87 votes
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                    under review  ·  BartBart responded

                    Interesting. So you’d like to be able to go to your Reps page and then filter for just the bills you’ve already voted on? Very cool. We’ll consider it – thanks for submitting it.

                  • Notify me when my representative announces position on a bill, not just votes on one.

                    If my representative announces plans to vote yes on a bill which I oppose, I want to be notified so I can contact them before the vote.

                    80 votes
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                    • Message Center - Record of Messages I've Sent to My Reps

                      I would like a record of who I sent a letter to, the bill and the date the letter was sent.

                      77 votes
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                        under review  ·  BartBart responded

                        Great idea. We’ll consider adding it – thank you for suggesting it.

                      • Add more "local" options

                        Not all of us live in San Francisco or New York and it would be great to have a local bill tracking option for other states/countries

                        64 votes
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                        • Show Campaign Contributions to Representatives

                          It's important for us to know who and which corporations are contributing to each congress person and how much. These numbers are accessible and could easily be added to a congress person's profile. With this info, we could better understand who's providing the money to run for office, and if they're voting in line with those interests over their constituents.

                          63 votes
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                            under review  ·  BartBart responded

                            Great idea. You’re absolutely right.

                            We’ll add it to the prioritization queue!

                            Thanks for the suggestion.

                          • 62 votes
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                            • Remove the electoral college

                              Remove the Electrol college. Let the peoples / popular vote count.

                              60 votes
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                              • Add a pop-up rep/sens phone number so you can call them for yea or nay - calls are still the most powerful way.

                                I would love to see this work the way it does on Google when you search up a business on your phone and when you click "call" the phone number pops right up making calling one click. Having worked in a Senatorial office, phone calls are tracked specifically and presented to the Rep/Sen every week and right before a vote by the CoS. Emails are weighted less, and when i worked on the hill we did not track each email we received. There was just a general trend reported to the CoS.

                                59 votes
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                                • Show how each representative voted on a bill

                                  When I'm following a bill through Congress I would like to be notified after a vote and be provided a list of Congressmen that either voted For or Against the Bill so I can either thank or chastise them depending on how I wanted the vote to go. The lists would obviously not be restricted to just my Congressmen but would include all Congressional votes. It would also be nice if you would provide the added ability to send each list of Congressmen feedback emails individually or in bulk with one email message.

                                  59 votes
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                                    under review  ·  BrittneyBrittney responded

                                    This is a great suggestion. I will put this up for the team to review. Thanks for your feedback -Brittney

                                  • 58 votes
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                                      planned  ·  BartBart responded

                                      Thanks for the feedback. We’ll be rolling out state and local legislation soon.

                                    • Create a Dashboard for Reps to see the votes

                                      Voting sends Emails which I doubt are tracked, counted or considered in time. A Dashboard should be available for Reps to see the vote counts from constituents. Eventually I would like to see if REps in other states are actually following the consituents.

                                      57 votes
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                                      • Show Corporate Sponsers of Politicians

                                        List all corporate sponsors of each representative. Find a way to see what corporations funded their way to power, and have that information available when you click on a lawmaker.

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                                          under review  ·  BrittneyBrittney responded

                                          Great suggestion. There’s actually a browser extension “Greenhouse” offered by allaregreen.us that does exactly this. I will ask the team about potential integration. Thanks -Brittney

                                        • Holding our Representatives Accountable

                                          It's always frustrating when our representatives vote counter to our requests. But who knows, maybe we are simply the minority and representative's vote reflects the majority.

                                          Or maybe our representative's vote is the result of toeing the party line. Or maybe our representative's vote is the result of a recent phone call from major campaign contributor. Or maybe our representative's vote is the result of a recent lunch with their future employers on K street.

                                          The point is, WE DONT KNOW.

                                          Countable, help us hold our representatives accountable. Show us how many people in (let's say) Nevada have asked Sen.…

                                          49 votes
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                                            under review  ·  naominaomi responded

                                            Great suggestion! I will definitely forward it along for the team to review. Thank you so much for the feedback.

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