Congress

Congress

500,000 - 1,000,000 downloads

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Keep on top of Congress.

* Find your representatives, see how they vote
* See what bills are coming up for a vote next
* Search for bills and votes you should know about
* Stay on top of floor activity, committee hearings
* Be notified of just about everything

Answers to common questions:

* Members of Congress don't have public email addresses.
* The app DOES NOT do anything on boot, unless you enable notifications - in which case, it quickly schedules notification checks, and then stops.
* The app uses your location ONLY to find your local representative. Your location data is encrypted during transmission to our servers, and your latitude and longitude are not stored on the app or on our servers.
* The app requests to write to external storage only to cache map tiles.
* We collect anonymous app usage statistics by default. To opt out: from the main screen, tap the menu on the top right, tap Settings, then uncheck "Allow Analytics".

Finally, this app is proudly open source:
https://github.com/sunlightlabs/congress-android

Tags: congress, comsunlightlabscongress.

Recently changed in this version

4.5.5 - Replaced links to members' committees.

Finally fixed our district maps and redesigned the legislator profile screen. Maps powered by Mapbox.

We've also encrypted your communication using HTTPS, except for district maps.

NEW PERMISSIONS:

* writing to USB storage - This allows Mapbox to cache map tiles to disk.
* directly call phone numbers - Tapping "Call" now immediately dials.

As always, please email all effusive praise (and bug reports) to congress+android@sunlightfoundation.com.


Comments and ratings for Congress
  • (74 stars)

    by Kryssa Cooper on 19/04/2014

    Great way to stay in touch with things that are important to you! For me it's advocacy for childhood cancer research! Www.GABFund.org

  • (74 stars)

    by Alex P on 10/04/2014

    It's a great app to help keep up with congress

  • (74 stars)

    by Royce Duncan on 10/04/2014

    This is a wonderful application to keep our Congressmen in check. Though, one thing that it seems to lack is a listing of all the of the state governors.

  • (74 stars)

    by DM Walker on 10/04/2014

    Informative, though clarification on certain items listed only as "the amendment" or such other would save users time researching all such amendments and bills.

  • (74 stars)

    by Buddy Tripp on 01/04/2014

    K

  • (74 stars)

    by John Lusk on 31/03/2014

    (That is all.)

  • (74 stars)

    by Waynne Edwards on 21/03/2014

    very good summary of WTF them politicos are doing in D.C. I am amazed at what a lot of bills are concerning as important issues affecting the citizens of YUSA!