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Visible Vote Updated with News Feeds from Congressmen

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Visible Vote is a BlackBerry app that everyone in Washington should have installed. The app allows you to write congress personal letters from your Blackberry, as well as vote on issues your legislators are voting on. It’s the ultimate democratic BlackBerry app. Recently, the app has been updated with a few more features to keep you informed on what’s going on.

New additions to the app include:

  • A News Feeds that come directly from the Congressmen themselves.
  • Added an easier to use menu bar, now supports smaller screens by scrolling.
  • Configurable Dialog box on launch to tell you whats new in the app.

Visible Vote is a free download in App World and definitely worth a try.

Visible Vote Updated with New Features to Analyze Members of Congress

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A new version of Visible Vote is out that allows users to compare themselves to any member of Congress. Visible Vote allows you to write congress personal letters from your Blackberry, as well as vote on issues your legislators are voting on. It’s the ultimate democratic BlackBerry app.

Couple other nice things have been added with this release:

  • Users can write any member of congress.
  • Users can call any member of congress.
  • Users can write comments on any member of congress.
  • Ignoring User comments you don’t wish to see anymore.
  • Easier Settings Layout for users to add more legislators
  • Easier for users to add new bills to Visible Vote.

Currently, the app has over 65,000 users and they’re hoping to reach a million by end of year. I would love to see this app get featured in App World.

Visible Vote updated to version 1.5 with more democratic features

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It has been a couple months or so since we last updated you on Visible Vote for BlackBerry. They have just launched version 1.5 of the app, which is available on App World, and they’re up to 56,000 users.

Since the last update, there are three major features to check out:

    1. One Click Call Your Reps – You can now call each rep that represents you with one click of a button inside the app
    2. Universal Comments – You can now leave comments on reps and bills for the entire Visible Vote community to see and respond to
    3. Verification Program on Signup – You can verify your account via text messaging, this is optional but some legislators have said it would be useful.

Visible Vote have also applied to become a BlackBerry partner, so they can get access to the BIS protocol. This means older BlackBerry models will soon be supported.

Download Visible Vote from App World or the Visible Vote site.

Visible Vote for BlackBerry now with Twitter support

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Visible Vote has been updated with new features. For those who aren’t familiar with the app, Visible Vote allows you to write congress personal letters from your Blackberry, as well as vote on issues your legislators are voting on. It’s the ultimate democratic BlackBerry app.

Recently, 2 new features have been added to the application:

1. Twitter Integration. Visible Vote will take you directly to Legislators Twitter pages if they have one.
2. State Vote Tallies — You can now view the vote tallies for each state inside the bills. These are calculated every weekend.

Visible Vote is going really strong with over 44,000 users! Lets keep it up and help increase visibility and democracy in America.

Download Visible Vote free for your BlackBerry.

Visible Vote updated with Facebook integration and more

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Visible Vote for BlackBerry has been updated and it’s also now available in App World. New features include:

1. Job Approval Ratings for each Legislator that represents you plus the President.
2. Facebook Comment Integration – You can now leave comments on each bill and legislator for your Facebook Friends to read.
3. Bills now have a filter function to better find bills that matter to you.
4. Each Bill now has buttons that will take you to the actual bill and media sources with articles on each bill.
5. Download your Legislators full voting records without having to vote.

Download Visible Vote for your BlackBerry for free.

The old features still remain the same and have been a little cleaned up:

1. Send a Letter to your Legislators through your Blackberry.
2. Vote on the same Bills as your legislators and tell them how to Vote on those bills from the program.
3. After Legislators vote it will cross compare your vote to theirs and give you an agreement percentage.
4. Sends a letter every week with the constituents vote tallies.

BlackBerry helps promote democracy with Visible Vote

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Visible Vote allows you to write congress personal letters from your Blackberry, Vote on Issues your legislators are voting on and updates them with your voting preference. It’s the ultimate democratic BlackBerry app.

Since the launch, the app has been published on the Blackberry App Store under Social Networking and Sharing. So far they have sent over 89,000 votes to Congress.

Another note, the company had to change the app to support only 4.5+ since it ran into some strange issues on earlier code versions.

For the Blackberry Storm, Blackberry Bold and 8900 Curve:

Download a free copy of Visible Vote for BlackBerry.