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These are the fields we’d recommend you include in the voter file you upload to Reach:

External IDs
  • CRM ID (VANID, PDI ID, NationBuilder Signup ID, DWID, etc)
  • State ID
  • Any other UIDs (county, etc)
  • Name Prefix
  • First Name
  • Middle Name
  • Last Name
  • Name Suffix

Broken into as many separate fields as possible. If you’re exporting from VAN make sure to select “Voting Address (Separate Fields)” as opposed to “Voting Address (Single Field)“.

  • House Number
  • Fractional House Number
  • Pre Street Name Direction
  • Street Name
  • Street Type
  • Post Street Name Direction
  • Unit Type
  • Unit Number
  • City
  • State
  • Zip Code
Other Core Fields
  • Birth Date (much better than Age)
  • Gender
Voter Info
  • Political Party
  • Registration Status
  • Registration Date
  • Last Voted Date
  • Polling Location Name
  • Polling Location Address
  • County Name
  • Congressional District
  • State Senate District
  • State House District
  • County Council District
  • City Council District
  • Precinct
  • Ward
  • Any other districts
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