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Constituent engagement and community data to align community needs with city council priorities

Make the Best Decisions for Your Community

Overcome competing demands and misinformation. Polco’s suite of constituent engagement and data tools equips elected officials with insights to uncover and prioritize the most important issues in your community.

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Elected officials have to make tough decisions with limited resources. It can feel like:

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You don’t have a means to combat public scrutiny

you want more civic participation

You need a way to fend off political pressure

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City council, the city manager, and constituents’ goals are not aligned

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You need more data to make tough decisions

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You want more resident feedback but you don’t know how to get it

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You wish you had more data about your community

Polco empowers hundreds of elected officials to overcome these hurdles with expert-curated datasets and community engagement tools. See how Polco works.    

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Empowering elected officials to solve complex problems

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Easily understand what’s important

Uncover residents’ top wants and needs with easy-to-use constituent engagement tools and instant data about your community.

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Gain support

Use data to unveil your community’s top priorities and foster alignment around the same shared goals.

community engagement helps create a vibrant place to live

Move your community forward

Make data-driven decisions for your city.

Here’s how Polco works

Conduct expert surveys and polls on the Polco community engagement platform

Get instant data

Choose from a variety of data dashboards created and analyzed by community research experts.

Analyze community engagement survey results

Engage your community

Reinforce your data with resident feedback. Quickly and easily poll residents on any topic online, or conduct a large scale community survey.

Implement community insights

Make informed choices

Move your community forward with data-driven decision-making.


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The Polco resident engagement platform makes survey results accurate and reliable

Solve Complex Problems Together

Community engagement and expert-curated data make it easier for elected officials and their constituents to work together and solve community challenges.

60k questions answered on the community engagement platform and on surveys

60,000+ questions answered

30 years of resident engagement expertise

30+ years of national benchmark comparisons

30m american voices represented on the resident engagement platform

30+ million American voices represented

“We are excited to partner with a company that gives local governments the tools to make smarter, more efficient and more democratic decisions. Polco shares NLC’s vision to build stronger communities across the nation.”
Clarence E. Anthony

NLC, CEO and Executive Director

“An empowering survey like this gives everyone a chance to answer anonymously within five minutes, and we’re hoping residents of all backgrounds utilize this quick, safe and equitable way to express their important opinions on this very important topic.”
James Boyd

Mayor, De Pere, Wisconsin

“This is very useful. I can’t tell you how many times we reflect on the community survey results to help guide our policy decisions of the next four years”
Ashley Stolzmann

Former Mayor, Louisville, Colorado

Join dozens of other elected officials who use Polco for data and constituent engagement


Comprehensive public data about your city collected and analyzed by experts. See important community data all in one place. Measure data points over time.

  • Actionable data for strategic and comprehensive plans
  • Data to align city council and city managers on important issues
  • A go-to source for grant application data and evidence


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Gather community member input on any topic at any time with customizable or templated surveys, polls, live events, and simulations.

  • The simplest and fastest way to interact with verified community members
  • Build support by showing residents the real constraints government leaders face
  • Collect high quality data for strategic planning and budgeting

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Get data about your community, from your community. National benchmark comparison surveys that help you identify priorities and see where you stand next to the national average. 

  • The most representative community data available 
  • Align your goals with what matters most to residents
  • Use data for prioritizing, planning, and budgeting

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