Contact Your Representatives in 2 Minutes
Text the word resist to 50409 or to Resistbot on iMessage or Telegram and follow the directions. Resistbot will turn your texts into a letter and deliver it to the elected officials you choose: from your mayor to the President. There are dozens of other keywords for contacting other officials, voting, finding vaccines, and much more.
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Hi, I’m Resistbot! What would you like to write to Congress?
Congress needs to pass H.R.1 now. It will increase voting access and has strong bipartisan support.
Sounds great! I’ll deliver that to Senators Brown and Portman, and Representative Beatty. ✊🤖
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Millions of people have used Resistbot to send tens of millions of letters to federal, state, and local officials, and rely on it to protect them from state voter roll purges. Use the check keyword to protect your registration.
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Save us from extremism. Pass the Freedom to Vote Act BEFORE you go on recess!
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Vote Yes for Jan. 6th Commission
We urge you to support a 9/11-style Commission charged with investigating and reporting on the facts and causes relating to the January 6, 2021, attack on the United States Capitol which sought to interrupt the peaceful transfer of power. The Commission’s mandate should include investigation of the facts
Abolish the Filibuster
The fillibuster is antidemocratic. At this point it stands directly in the way of voting rights and national security by blocking the bill to investigate the 1/6 insurrection. There is neither a political nor an ideological reason to maintain it. Democrats have gone out of their way in the interest of bipartisan cooperation for the creation of a commission to investigate the insurrection.
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See your Letter in Your Local Newspaper
We’ve published thousands of members’ letters calling out elected officials in local newspapers in 49 states and D.C. Use the editor keyword to get started.
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We’re obsessed with delivery and work with lawmakers’ offices and the C.M.F. to ensure your messages are tallied as quickly as possible.
“…when congressional staff were asked what advocacy factors influence an ‘undecided’ lawmaker, 94% said ‘in-person issue visits from constituents’ would have some or a lot of influence and 92% said ‘individualized email messages’ from constituents would. Despite the haranguing of mainstream media to the contrary, and popular culture insisting that citizen voices are muted in Washington… constituents remain significant factors to legislators’ decision-making.”Congressional Management Foundation, 2017 Study
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Resistbot Responds to Simple Keywords
Here’s a small sample of what you can text to the bot!
|ceo||Contact your state's Chief Election Official (Sec. of State, Lt. Gov. or Election Director)|
|congress||Contact your U.S. Senators & U.S. House representative|
|dnc||Contact the Democratic National Committee|
|federal||Contact the President and the U.S. Congress|
|house||Contact your representative in the U.S. House|
|gov||Contact your Governor|
|legislature||Contact all your state legislators|
|leo||Contact your local/county election official|
|lower||Contact your state representative(s) or assemblymember(s)|
|mayor||Contact your city or county mayor|
|offices||Get the capitol or local offices for your federal officials|
|officials||List your officials and their phone numbers|
|president||Contact the President|
|senate||Contact one or both of your U.S. Senators|
|sign||Use with a petition code, e.g., SIGN PUCZGE to send that petition to your officials|
|state||Contact your Governor and/or state legislators|
|upper||Contact your state senator(s)|
See the full list of keywords to see everything the bot can do.
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