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Mobile Active Strategy Guide 1 - Using Mobile Phones in Electoral and Voter Registration Campaigns

Producer: 
Mobil Active
Publication year: 
2007
Source of the information: 
National Democratic Institute

 

Mobile phone are used to register citizens to vote, encourage involvement in elections, raise money for candidates, monitor election turnout, and expose electoral fraud. While the Internet has transformed local, national and global societies with new means of communications and information access through websites, email and blog, the mobile phone has emerged alongside it as a new tool for social, civic and political action […]

MobileActive has observed the use of mobile phone to register voters, educate citizens on specific candidates or referenda, track electoral activities such as turnout and fraud, and raise money for candidates and parties. […]
 

Those findings are shared in the MobileActive Strategy Guide, one of a series of guides devoted to the use of mobile phone in civil society […]