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Countable – Contact Congress and Vote on Bills

Countable Mobile App - Contact Congress and Vote on BillsThe Countable mobile app for iOS and Android platforms has been featured on the Today Show, The NYTimes, MSNBC, Politico and can be found in the iTunes and Google Play app stores.

Today’s political world is rift with conflicting views about some of the most controversial issues including the affects of climate change on our environment, energy policies, the government’s role in funding science initiatives, food safety, drug abuse, healthcare and education.  Countable allows you to  view upcoming bills, vote on them with one tap voting, and then see how your representatives vote on those issues.  One reviewer said the following about Countable:

Countable excels in global awareness, critical thinking & problem solving, communication, social/cross-cultural skills, leadership & responsibility, and civic/information/media literacies. It is truly the most impressive app when considering just 21st century skills.

Some Countable features are as follows:

  • Easily call your representatives with a built-in menu with their phone numbers.   3D Touch app icon for quick representative listing.
  • Send video messages to your representatives and to the President using your camera on your phone.
  • Daily notifications about upcoming votes, short non-partisan summaries of news and legislation and unbiased discussion for and against.
  • Do your representative’s votes align with yours? Post an opinion or vote; Posts will reach your lawmakers and don’t be surprised if you receive a reply.
  • Community support.  See what your community is saying about issues; up vote their opinions (much like on Reddit).