Updated Austin Tech Alliance voter engagement app now live

Updated Austin Tech Alliance voter engagement app now live

An updated version of the Austin Tech Alliance app is now available for free download in the iOS App Store and Android’s Google Play Store.

Version 1.1 includes a number of new features, enhancements, and fixes that improve the public beta that was originally released on October 24, the first day of early voting. These include:

  • Wait times for polling locations, provided by FOMO.vote. This allows you to choose the closest polling location near you that also has the shortest line. Remember that if you live in Travis or Williamson counties, you can vote at any polling location in your county, both during early voting and on Election Day.
  • Candidates’ answers to important questions developed by Open Austin as part of their 2016 Council Survey. Open Austin is a volunteer citizen brigade advocating for open government, open data, and civic application development since 2009.
  • A welcome video to introduce folks to Austin Tech Alliance.
  • Many design improvements and user experience enhancements.

About Austin Tech Alliance

Founded in 2016 by Joshua Baer and Dan Graham, Austin Tech Alliance is focused on educating, engaging, and activating the 100,000+ grassroots of Austin’s tech sector. Our goal is to keep Austin a tech-forward, tech-friendly city that attracts the most innovative people in the world. ATA educates Austin tech employees on policy issues, promotes policies that support the growth of Austin’s innovation economy, works to get the tech community registered and voting, and advocates for tech-based solutions so our city remains the best place to live, work, and raise a family.

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