Congressman offers Constituents Mobile app to keep up with legislation

Congressman offers Constituents Mobile app to keep up with legislation

Congressman are jumping on board  high tech world  by offering Smartphone apps to their constituents ahead of the 2012 election.  One such Office holder is from South Carolina.  Some remember him as Joe “you lie” Wilson after he shouted at Obama during the State of the Union speech.  To South Carolinians, as they are called, Joe is a straight conservative that has campaigned fiercely against passing the health Care plan.

Joe has added a smart phone app to the other modes of communications on his website.  As far as we know, he is the first do do so.

Here is his email to constituents:

Today, I am excited to tell you of the newest way you can stay in touch with the campaign by getting the latest updates, news, and stories: a new mobile application available for free to anyone with a smart phone. 

As you all know, I love staying in touch with as many of you as I possibly can. This application is designed for just that purpose.   It allows me to reach out to you and post updates on local campaign events in your area, different ways for you and your friends to get involved with the campaign, and opportunities for me to visit with you in your community as well as news on the Second Congressional District of South Carolina.

Other features of the app include: interactive poll questions and direct feedback with me. I am also planning to launch a live video chat service in the future that I am very excited about.

In order to save this application to your phone, all you need to do is open up a webpage from your smart phone and visit  The mobile website will automatically redirect you to instructions on how to bookmark the application on your phone for future use. 

I look forward to getting to know you better, and I hope you will join me by using your smart phone to visit


Joe Wilson
U.S. Congressman

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