March 13, 2011
In the past, communication with your elected officials could be a difficult and lengthy process that didn’t always result in a response. Votizen directly connects registered voters to their Congressperson automatically in real-time while validating their voting history—all from one text!
By verifying that each voice belongs to a real voter in the real world, Votizen legitimizes social media in politics and increases the influence of voting citizens in guiding the day-to-day decisions of our elected officials. This is, without a doubt, a tool that can produce some real results instantly when it comes to getting your message or opinion out to your Congressperson.
Votizen removes barriers to civic participation for both voters and their representatives. For voters, this means communicating with elected officials is as simple as tying your shoes. For representatives, Votizen has provided a straightforward way to prioritize communication with real constituents.
Votizen will be showcased at our SXSW Accelerator Kickoff tomorrow and are said to have an awesome demo. Be sure to stop by and check it out!
Henry Sams is a TechCocktail intern, college student, and Washington, DC metro native who has a passion for new technology and marketing through social media. He has always been interested in new tech innovations, start-ups, and gadgets and would like to create a start-up of his own some day.
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