Resistbot Usage GuideResistbot Usage Guide

Keyword Guide

Resistbot responds when you text one of the keywords below to Apple Messages, Telegram, Instagram, WhatsApp, Messenger, or by text to 50409.

Lobby Your Officials

From Mayor to President, your elected officials work for you.

ceoContact your Chief Election Official (Sec. of State, Lt. Gov. or Election Director)
congressContact your U.S. Senators & U.S. House representative
copilotAsk our AI to write a letter for you to any of your officials
courtContact the U.S. Supreme Court
federalContact the President and the U.S. Congress
houseContact your representative in the U.S. House
govContact your Governor
legislatureContact all your state legislators
[H.R. 3000]Send a bill number (e.g., H.R. 100, S. 100, H. RES. 200) to have the bot write a letter for you about that bill
juniorContact your junior U.S. Senator only
[link]Send a link to a news article (e.g., a story from CBS News or NPR) to have the bot write a letter for you about that issue
lowerContact your state representative(s) or assemblymember(s)
manualWrite a letter manually to any of your officials
mayorContact your city or county mayor
officesGet the capitol or local offices for your federal officials
officialsList your officials and their phone numbers
presidentContact the President
resistNot sure where to start? Start here!
senateContact one or both of your U.S. Senators
seniorContact your senior U.S. Senator only
sign [code]Use with a petition code, e.g., SIGN PUCZGE to send that petition to your officials
stateContact your Governor and/or state legislators
upperContact your state senator(s)

Get Ready to Vote

Check and protect your registration, get an absentee ballot, and more.

checkCheck your voter registration & be alerted if it changes
eighteenGet a reminder to register when you’re eligible to vote
idGet voter ID requirements & an ID if you need one
localFind and contact your local election office
mailLearn how to vote by mail in your state
pollsFind early vote sites, ballot dropboxes & Election Day polling places
registerRegister or pre-register to vote
protectReport an election problem to the nonpartisan Election Protection coalition
trackTrack your early or mail-in ballot
voteSee all voting-related features

Organize & Volunteer

Ten people taking action is better than you taking ten actions. Organize others for more impact.

claimClaim your own keyword and amass followers
editorSubmit your last letter as a letter to the editor to your local paper
importTurn your Action Network petition into a Resistbot campaign
imageGet an image of your last letter to share
image [code]Get an image for any petition to share (e.g., IMAGE PCCPGW)
image [keyword]Get an image for any keyword on Resistbot to share (e.g., IMAGE CHECK)
inviteUse with a campaign code, e.g., PABCDE, to see how many people have signed your campaign and to invite more
momsFind local Moms Demand Action events
petitionMake your last letter a signable petition
promoteSpend coins to promote your petition or vote drive to other Resistbot members
runFind local elected offices to run for with Run for Something
volunteerFind phone banks, canvassing, and other volunteer events
workerFind out how you can work the polls during elections

News, Issues, and Numbers

Informational keywords for issues, news, official data, and more.

abortionSee abortion policies in your state after the overturning of Roe v. Wade
billsSee upcoming bills in the U.S. House
donorsSee the top donors to your Congressional officials’ campaigns
gunsSee how much gun rights and gun safety groups have spent on your representatives
nativeSee what native lands you’re currently occupying
NRASee how much the gun manufacturers lobby has spent for/against your representatives
pageGet up to three newspaper front pages delivered daily
trendingSee what petitions are trending right now

Community Resources

Non-political community resources to help you out.

bloodFind a local non-profit community blood center
covidSee current mandates and what’s open and closed in your state
covid actGet state and county pandemic data from COVID Act Now
covid testFind COVID testing sites near you
csaFind Community-Supported Agriculture near you
foodFind your nearest food banks
hospitalsData on your local hospital capacities and COVID patients
mutual aidFind your nearest mutual aid networks
vaccineFind your nearest vaccination location

Manage your Account

Your bot settings and preferences.

accountChange your name, address, prefix/title, or email
alertsManage what alerts the bot can send you, like promoted & trending campaigns
buyBuy coins to spend on extra letters (10), faxes (10), postage (75), and promotions (2)
close [code]Use with a petition code, e.g., PABCDE, to close a petition
coinsSee how many coins you have
commandsGet a list of these commands
emailsManage the emails you receive, like when you sign a petition
feedbackTake our product survey
follow [user]Use with a username (e.g., FOLLOW ROSIE) to get text updates from a member
followingSee who you’re following
pairUse from a messaging app like Apple Messages or Telegram to pair your SMS (text) account
premiumUpgrade your account to premium and unlock more features
premium cancelCancel your premium membership
premium changeChange the payment method attached to your account
petitionsSee all petitions you’ve created
prefsChange bot behaviors
statsSee your usage stats and followers
stopCancel the service completely
supportIf you can’t find an answer on the help page you can get to human with this keyword
switchConnect your SMS account to a non-SMS platform like Apple Messages or Telegram