Political automated polling messaging services include candidate preference polls (e.g. straw polls), issue voting polls, or even calls to action (“You indicated that you intend to vote for Homer Simpson. Would you be willing to contribute to his campaign or put a sign in your yard?”)
Robopoll: “If the election were held today, for whom would you vote for president? Press 1 for Homer Simpson, pres 2 for Marge Simpson, or press 3 for Krusty the Clown.”
Issue Poll: “Proposition 9 legalizes ferrets as pets within Los Angeles County. Press 1 if you support Prop 9, or Press 2 if you oppose it. Press 3 if you are undecided."
Call to Action: You indicated that you support Homer Simpson for President. Press 1 if you’ll put a sign in your yard supporting Homer’s candidacy. Press 2 if you’re willing to donate time to working for his campaign. Press 3 to donate to his campaign.”
Individual candidates -- Create your own straw polls and calls to action; organize your volunteers
Local organizations -- Organize your volunteers, conduct local polling