In this article, we will review how to insert variable information from your data file into your Survey questions so that Workers are able to view specific information about a contact.
Flag the information as a custom tag:
Anything appearing within the "<" and ">" signs will automatically be read as variable information based on the contact from your data file.
If you wanted to include the Contact's polling location you can write this in message question type:
Including a Contact's address as a message, so the Worker can confirm address on file.
Look up the the tag code you need:
In order to include variable information, you'll need to know the proper formatting.
Below, you will find a list of commonly used tags and their meanings that can be used for reference. The information in the "field name" category is what you should import into your Survey, just like in the examples above.
To insert variable information from a custom field, use the exact "Nickname" of the custom field that you created in the Import Mapping page. Use "_" for spaces, and make sure that the format and capitalization are identical to the Nickname you created:
|PERSON_ID||<Voter.person_id>||Contact's Imported Primary ID|
|FIRST NAME||<Voter.first_name>||Contact's first name|
|LAST NAME ||<Voter.last_name>||Contact's first name |
|LATITUDE ||<Voter.latitude>||Latitude of primary address|
|LONGITUDE ||<Voter.longitude>||Longitude of primary address|
|STREET NUMBER ||<Voter.street_number> ||Street Number of primary address|
|STREET NAME ||<Voter.street_name>||Street Name of primary address |
|CITY ||<Voter.city>||City of primary address |
|STATE ||<Voter.state>||State of primary address |
|ZIP ||<Voter.zip>||Zip code of primary address |
|PHONE ||<Voter.phone>||Phone number of Voter|
|MOBILE PHONE||<Voter.mobile_phone>||Mobile phone number of Voter|
|EMAIL ||<Voter.email>||Contact's Email|
|AGE ||<Voter.age>||Contact's Imported Age|
|GENDER ||<Voter.gender>||Contact's Gender |
|PARTY||<Voter.party>||Contact's Party Affiliation |
|ETHNICITY||<Voter.ethnicity>||Contact's ethnicity |
|APPT NUMBER||<Voter.appt_number>||Contact's apartment number |
|PRECINCT||<Voter.precinct>||Contact's Precinct |
|LANGUAGE||<Voter.language>||Contact's Language |
|STATUS||<Voter.status>||Contact's Status |
|POLLINGPLACE||<Voter.pollingAddress>||Contact's Polling Location |
|USERNUMERIC||<Voter.userNumeric>||Reserved numeric field|
|USERTEXT1||<Voter.userText1>||Reserved text field|
|USERTEXT2||<Voter.userText2>||Reserved text field |
|GUID||<Voter.guid>||Organizer's internal voter ID|
Organizer's internal door ID
|SUP||<Voter.sup>||Contact's Supervisory District|
Contact's House Name
Worker's First name
Worker's Last Name
Worker's Login Number