SMS for Democracy: Cost of Freedom Voter ID App Launched.

by steve on April 16, 2012

The Cost of Freedom Voter ID app powered by Twilio seeks to jump start the application process for voters who need to get a voter ID. Launched on April 4, the SMS-based app provides information for all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

The right to vote is fundamental to our democracy. At the Hackathon for Social Good held during WebVisions NYC, I met Faye Anderson, Chief Evangelist for the Cost of Freedom Project, a citizen-led initiative that is developing location-based apps to provide voters with information on how to obtain a suitable voter ID.

Read more on the Twilio blog here: http://www.twilio.com/blog/2012/04/sms-for-democracy-cost-of-freedom-voter-id-app.html

I helped make this app happen – a small step forward for democracy!

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