Visible Vote Starts Monitoring How Often Legislators Vote For Or Against The Majority Of Their Constituents

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Visible Vote has begun monitoring how often legislators agree or disagree on major legislation when compared to what the majority of their constituents want. The polling data, based on over 560,000 votes and counting, is being submitted by over 39,500 current users via Facebook, iPhones and Blackberrys. The data has yielded the following results.

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Visible Vote has begun monitoring how often legislators agree or disagree on major legislation when compared to what the majority of their constituents want. The polling data, based on over 560,000 votes and counting, is being submitted by over 39,500 current users via Facebook, iPhones and Blackberrys. The data has yielded the following results.

Note: This has a maximum of +/- 5% Confidence Interval with a minimum sample size of 384 people.

5 Best Senators in following the Majority of the Constituents Desires:

1. Jim W. Demint (SC)
a. Voting In Favor of Constituent Majority 84.21%
b. Based on 9676 Constituent Votes
2. Jim Bunning (KY)
a. Voting In Favor of Constituent Majority 78.95%
b. Based on 7770 Constituent Votes
3. Jefferson Sessions (AL)
a. Voting In Favor of Constituent Majority 73.69%
b. Based on 7886 Constituent Votes
4. Charles Schumer (NY)
a. Voting In Favor of Constituent Majority 73.69%
b. Based on 22111 Constituent Votes
5. Richard Shelby (AL)
a. Voting In Favor of Constituent Majority 68.42%
b. Based on 7886 Constituent Votes

5 Worst Senators in following the Majority of the Constituents Desires:
1. Edward M Kennedy (MA)
a. Voting In Favor of Constituent Majority 15.79%
b. Based on 9465 Constituent Votes
2. James H. Webb (VA)
a. Voting In Favor of Constituent Majority 21.10%
b. Based on 16514 Constituent Votes
3. Kay R. Hagan (NC)
a. Voting In Favor of Constituent Majority 25.00%
b. Based on 19754 Constituent Votes
4. Mark R. Warner (VA)
a. Voting in Favor of Constituent Majority 25.00%
b. Based on 16514 Constituent Votes
5. Lamar Alexander (LA)
a. Voting In Favor of Constituent Majority 31.58%
b. Based on 14887 Constituent Votes

Visible Vote updates these numbers every week and recalculates the senators ranking based on votes from the constituents that make up each legislators district.

Visible Vote was created to empower Facebook, iPhone and Blackberry users to advise congress on how to vote on the major upcoming legislation, follow current events, understand their legislators voting records, and compare the records with their own personal belief systems. The application allows users to vote on the same congressional bills and compares the result with their legislators' voting history. Every week the application compiles the users voting record and sends this information to the appropriate legislator clearly indicating whether or not their constituents support or oppose their views on particular issues.

Paul Everton said, "The purpose of this application is to help increase transparency and accessibility of voting records - thereby making elected officials accountable for their own actions. Visible Vote is intended to empower Facebook, iPhone, and Blackberry users to vote according to their own belief systems, assess whether their elected officials are voting appropriately, and communicate directly with them. The idea is to put the power back in the voters' hands."

Visible Vote has sent over 560,000 votes to Congress and currently has over 39,500 users.

Visible Vote can be found on Facebook at
Visible Vote on Facebook Information

FAQ is located at:
Visible Vote FAQ Homepage

For more information on visible vote please contact Paul Everton at 312-505-3419.

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