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One of the key modalities in organizing a campaign is talking to other people. Canvassing apps help organize and optimize that work.

Suggested reading:

  • "The effect of door-to-door canvassing is one of the largest and most robust in the get-out-the-vote (GOTV) literature and almost rivals the effect from social pressure mailings." - Bhatti, Dahlgaard, Hansen, and Hansen (2016) citing Green, McGrath, and Aronow (2012).
  • A new model known as ‘deep canvassing’ is being tested in the swing areas of Pennsylvania. Micah Sifry provides an inside look in The American Prospect (2020).
  • Organizing for Action (the surviving part of Barack Obama’s presidential campaign following his election) has shared their canvassing guide (PDF), which includes information about why campaigns canvass, tools, persuasion scripts, and more. By Kunoor Ojha, Aram Fischer, Tom Liacas. (circa 2009)

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California Campaign Center

With unparalleled voter data, a powerful canvassing app, and easy-to-use contact tools, this all-in-one campaign solution packs a punch. Designed to scale with you from city council to Congress and beyond, our platform offers all the features you need to run smoother and smarter campaigns.

Action Builder

Action Builder

United States of America (the)

A tool designed for organizers on the go, giving them needed information at their fingertips to grow power and win real change.

ArcGIS Field Maps

ArcGIS Field Maps is an all-in-one app that uses data-driven maps to help mobile workers perform data collection and editing, find assets and information, and report their real-time locations.

Universe

Universe

United States of America (the)

Finally. A platform made for Local Progressive Campaigns

NGP VAN

NGP VAN

655 15th St. NW, Suite 650 Washington, DC 20005

Trusted by campaigns of every size, NGP VAN's award-winning websites and industry-leading organizing, fundraising, compliance, and digital tools have elected thousands of Democrats to local, state, and federal office. Nearly every Democrat running for office is powered by NGP VAN. 

Organizer

Organizer

San Francisco

At Organizer, we strive to build the tools you need to make canvassing and field outreach efficient, effective, and accountable.

Ecanvasser

Ecanvasser

Ireland

Canvassing & voter management software

Open Field

Open Field

Los Angeles, CA

OpenField is a canvassing application for more complex conversations that can push richer qualitative context back into a central repository of voter-insights.

NYC Public Engagement Unit

NYC Public Engagement Unit

New York City Hall, City Hall Park, New York, NY, USA

The Mayor’s Public Engagement Unit (PEU) proactively connects New Yorkers to key City services, like housing and healthcare.

Impactive (formerly OutVote)

Impactive (formerly OutVote)

240 Elm Street, Somerville, MA 02144, USA

Outvote is a friend-to-friend texting app for political campaigns. We allow you to digitally volunteer for campaigns by reaching out to your friends with

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