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Mark Contacts for Release or GOTV

The respondent list displayed on the Reserved respondents screen comes with three statuses attached to the contacts: Reserved, Interviewed and GOTV.

By default, all added respondents are displayed with status Reserved. Status Interviewed (any result type) is automatically attached to the respondent who has completed a survey. User can also release contacts or mark them for GOTV.

Follow these steps to release one or more reserved respondents (remove one or more contacts from the respondent list) (Pic. 16.6.1):

  • Go to the Reserved respondents screen.
  • Long tap any respondent to activate “Release” button at the bottom of the screen.
  • Check one, several or “Select All” contacts.
  • Tap “Release” to remove selected contacts from the list.
Pic. 16.6.1 Marking contacts for Release

Prior to activating “Release” button, you may tap a respondent on the Reserved respondent screen, check their profile on the Contacts details screen and only then release this contact by pressing “Edit” on the top right (Pic. 16.6.2). The action will remove the contact from the respondent list.

Pic. 16.6.2 Removing contact from respondent list

GOTV (“Get Out the Vote”) status tracks the contacts who have voted at the polls.

Follow these steps to track contacts who voted at the polls (Pic. 16.6.3):

  • Go to the Reserved respondents screen.
  • Long tap any respondent to activate “GOTV” button at the bottom of the screen.
  • Check one, several, or “Select All” contacts.
  • Tap “GOTV” to track voters.
Pic. 16.6.3 Attaching GOTV status

You can also attach “GOTV” status to the respondent from the Contacts details screen. After tapping a respondent on the Reserved respondent screen, press “Edit” on the top right of the Contacts details screen and only then mark the contact for “GOTV” (Pic. 16.6.2).

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