Texts are a new frontier for engaging constituents and connecting them with their lawmakers. This past month, Winning Connections used texts to help labor unions fight the GOP’s efforts to dismantle the Affordable Care Act. The succinct, conversational texts provided union members with background on the Republican’s American Health Care Act (AHCA) and explained how the bill would slash Medicaid services while taking away healthcare from millions of Americans. The text then ended with a call-to-action, providing those contacted with their lawmaker’s phone number and encouragement to tell the elected official to scrap the AHCA and work with Democrats to improve healthcare for all Americans.
This technology allows organizations, large and small, to push their members to call elected officials. With texts, you can also reach younger voters and cord cutters. Contact Winning Connections today to start a text-to-patch program and amplify the voices of your members.