A new tool for tracking policy advocacy

CryptoPols tracks US crypto-related political developments, offering sentiment insights, legislative tracking, and representative profiles to inform and engage crypto voters for the 2024 elections.

Keeping up with Web3 Public Policy

In the rapidly evolving world of cryptocurrency, staying informed about political developments is important for investors, enthusiasts, and industry professionals alike. Enter CryptoPols, an innovative platform designed to bridge the gap between crypto and politics.

Recently, Oliver Zerhusen introduced this tool in a comprehensive presentation, shedding light on how it tracks and analyzes crypto-related political activities in the U.S. Congress. As we navigate the complex intersection of blockchain technology and legislation, CryptoPols emerges as a great resource for understanding and engaging with the political landscape shaping the future of cryptocurrency.

Here are the key takeaways from Oliver Zerhusen’s presentation on CryptoPols (video below):

1. CryptoPols (cryptopols.com) is a platform that tracks crypto-related political developments in the US Congress.

2. The platform aims to inform crypto voters about the legislative process and their representatives’ views on crypto.

3. Features include:

– US map showing aggregated crypto sentiment by state
– Sentiment insights for overall Congress
– Tracking of crypto-related legislation (56 bills currently monitored)
– Detailed bill information, including summaries and sponsor videos
– Profiles of Congress members with their crypto sentiment ratings
– Tool to find representatives by zip code
– Letter generation feature for contacting representatives

4. CryptoPols covers 526 out of 535 seats in Congress, providing crypto sentiment ratings based on public statements and legislative actions.

5. The platform has launched a 2024 Election Center, aiming to provide crypto sentiment information for all candidates in the upcoming general elections.

6. Early data suggests that non-incumbent candidates across party lines are showing broader support for pro-crypto policies compared to current Congress members.

7. The platform uses color-coding (purple for anti-crypto, Bitcoin orange for pro-crypto) to visually represent sentiment throughout the site.

8. CryptoPols aims to simplify the understanding of complex legislative processes for users, making it easier to engage in the political process regarding crypto issues.

Helpful timestamps from video:
00:00 Welcome and Introduction to CryptoPols
00:38 Exploring the CryptoPols Platform Features
02:03 Deep Dive into Crypto Legislation Tracking
04:27 Understanding Congress Members’ Crypto Sentiments
06:49 Engaging with Representatives via CryptoPols
07:54 Introducing the 2024 Election Center on CryptoPols
09:45 Concluding Remarks and Future Outlook

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