Polco was designed from the ground up

in partnership with dozens of communities:

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Respondent verification

Everyone can respond, but you'll know who we verified as your residents or voters.

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Social media integration

Automatically notify your Facebook & Twitter audiences when you post new questions.

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Insightful data dashboards

See all results in insightful data dashboards that include maps of responses.

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Automatic PDF reports

View results online or export to PDF to share with colleagues, staff, and elected officials.

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Mobile apps

Residents can access your questions online and on our free mobile apps.

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Embeddable questions

Embed questions on your web site to reach respondents where they already are online.

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A dedicated audience

As residents participate, they join your Polco audience and are notified of new questions.

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Informed Engagement

Don't just ask questions. Provide background information and follow-up to explain outcomes.

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Expert support

Lean on our team to help craft high quality questions and design outreach campaigns.

Take Polco for a spin

See what's it like to post questions and receive verified analytics

How Polco works

In three easy steps:

Fast and easy for staff

Post questions and background materials in minutes. Use Polco to unify numerous channels of online engagement by sharing Polco questions broadly and directing residents back to Polco as the single safe, reliable place to have input. Automated reports and PDF exports making sharing results fast.

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Simple and rewarding for residents

As easy as using a smartphone, residents can provide input and feedback while they're waiting in line for coffee. They'll know their voice counts and that their privacy is protected.

Some answers to

common questions:

How do residents learn about Polco?

Our team will work with you to develop a comprehensive launch outreach strategy to reach a broad crossection of your community.

Can you help draft or review questions?

Absolutely. Our team includes Survey Science PhDs and statisticians that will help draft questions and be with you every step of the way.

How do you protect resident privacy?

Polco never shares individual information or responses with customers or any third party. This privacy is key to quality engagement.

Can we include background information on questions?

Yes! Individual questions each have a dedicated page on Polco that you can use to provide text, image, video, and links to inform residents.

Will our IT team have to manage Polco on the city website?

Polco is an independent website and mobile app, so no work is required of IT staff. If you want to share questions on the city site, you can embed them.

What ways can communities use Polco?

Polco is used to resolve contentious issues, in performance management programs, as a benchmarking tool, and more.

People behind the Polco app

Meet the team:

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Nick Mastronardi, PhD

CEO

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Matt Fulton

Dir. of National Engagement

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Pat Cannon

VP of Community Outreach

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Cory Poris-Plasch

VP of Customer Success

We're in over 16 states and growing

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