POLCO is a civic engagement platform connecting citizens with their governments on each policy initiative. POLCO helps busy but concerned citizens vote on, comment on, share and track outcomes on policies via an innovative crowd-sourcing platform and then verifies organizes and analyzes the insights for government, elected officials, citizen, and interested groups. POLCO licenses the civic engagement tool crowd-sourcing platform to local governments which helps them achieve broader more informed participation by availing voting and commenting eballot widgets to citizens in the online spaces they choose: websites, blogs, emails, mobile applications, and embedded or independent widgets. POLCO is an agile, social tool that enables rich data collection to ensure a wide spectrum of voices are heard and sentiment recorded. Elected officials can review their validated constituents’ votes and comments to make informed and thoughtful decisions about upcoming policies.