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Managing Advocacy Reports

(Advocacy: Reports)

Advocacy applications help you engage and mobilize constituents to support your cause. For help with other Advocacy applications, see Advocacy: Table of Contents.

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  • Viewing Advocacy Reports - Provides instructions for viewing Advocacy reports from Reports Classic, and for viewing a report of responses to custom questions in an Action Alert or a Letter to the Editor Alert.

Advocacy Reports provide information about the Action Alerts, Letter to the Editor Alerts, Vote Position Alerts, and Call Alerts that your constituents have acted upon (as "advocates" or "respondents"). The reports contain information about which advocates sent messages or made calls, which targets received messages or calls, the number of messages sent, the method of delivery (email, webform, fax, printed letter, or call), the districts represented by the advocates, and much more.

Reports for custom questions in an action alert or LTE alert are only available from the associated alert, and not from the Reports application.

You can run the following report from Report Writer, using a wide range of options to customize your reports:

You can run these additional Advocacy reports from the Reports Classic tab in the Reports application:

  • Advocacy Dashboard -- Provides executive level management information for one or more alerts, including the total number of constituents taking action on one or more alerts, the number of new constituents added during one or more alerts, and the total number of email, fax, and printed letters sent and calls logged for one or more alerts
  • Alert Summary -- Provides summary information on all alerts. The report includes activation statistics, response statistics, and delivery statistics for each alert.
  • Alert Federal District -- For each Federal District from which responses to an alert have been received, this report provides the number of the District, the number of responses from that District, and the number of messages sent, broken down by type (email, fax, printed letter, and calls).
  • Alert State House District -- For each State House District from which responses to an alert have been received, this report provides the number of the district, the number of responses from that district, and the number of messages sent, broken down by type (email, fax, printed letter, and calls).
  • Alert State Senate District -- For each State Senate District from which responses to an alert have been received, this report provides the number of the district, the number of responses from that district, and the number of messages sent, broken down by type (email, fax, printed letter, and calls).
  • Alert County Report -- For each county from which responses to an alert have been received, this report provides the name of the district, the number of responses from that district, and the number of messages sent, broken down by type (email, fax, printed letter, and calls - both standard and API).
  • Alert Municipal District Report -- For each municipality and municipal district from which responses to an alert have been received, this report provides the name of the district, the number of responses from that district, and the number of messages sent, broken down by type (email, fax, printed letter, and calls - both standard and API).
  • Alert Respondent -- Lists the individuals who responded to a particular alert. For each respondent, the report provides the first and last name, the federal, state house, and state senate districts from which they responded, the number of responses received, and the response date(s) for each response; includes call contact name and call notes.
  • Alert Recipient -- Lists all the individuals (legislators and others) who received messages or calls in response to a particular alert. The report provides the first and last name of each recipient, the federal or state district represented (where applicable), the position held, and the number of responses received by each.
  • Advocacy Analysis Report -- Allows you to analyze alert responses across several drill-down categories including recipient name, state and city of respondents, Federal District ID of respondents, donor status of respondents, and source code. The headings in this report are "clickable" allowing you to project different information onto bar and pie charts.
  • Advocacy Timeline Report -- Allows you to view advocacy results for a specific time interval (month, week, or day). The headings in this report are "clickable" allowing you to project different columns in this report onto a bar chart.
  • Alert Delivery Report -- Provides summary delivery statistics by recipient within a specific alert. This report is useful for understanding what portion of email messages or faxes are actually getting through to each recipient.
  • Alert Delivery Failure Report -- Lists each failed delivery, the constituent who sent it, the intended recipient, and the failure reason. The report also provides retry links so that you can attempt delivery again if you choose.