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Nov 5, 2022   On Saturday, November 5, Movement Labs launched get out the vote texting campaigns in an effort to increase voter turnout. In a number of states, voters received texts with the address and an image of their closest Election Day polling location. Extensive experiments we’ve conducted show that these messages increase voter participation, and we're thrilled that we’re able to increase voter turnout in...

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At Movement Labs, our goal is to use technology to safeguard our democracy and build power for marginalized communities. For the last month, we’ve been running an ambitious, effective, and complex program to encourage early vote and election day turnout amongst progressive voters. We’re proud to say that tens of thousands of voters have thanked us for sending helpful, accurate information that has helped them...

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In text messages sent on behalf of Voto Latino to voters in KS, NJ, IL, NC, and VA, we sent text messages designed to encourage voting that may have caused confusion amongst voters. We take full responsibility for these mistakes and have issued correction texts. Specifically, in some of our texts, we sent addresses and images of drop-box locations when we intended to only include in-person...

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In text messages sent on behalf of Black Voters Matter to Black voters in KS, NJ, IL, NC, and VA, we sent text messages designed to encourage voting that may have caused confusion amongst voters. We take full responsibility for these mistakes and have issued correction texts. Specifically, in some of our texts, we sent addresses and images of drop-box locations when we intended to only...

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The top-line? You can keep texting (including “cold”) but the future is uncertain. Want more details? That’s where things start to get confusing.   Read on to learn more and we’ll do our best to keep this up to date.    [Revised September 28, 2021] What is 10DLC? Can I text contacts without “opt-in” on 10DLC? But Twilio, Hustle, or other services I use say I can’t text without opt-in. Can I? Why...

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