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Contact databases (post code target databases)

This document provides instructions on the databases available to use in your email-to-target, X post-to-target or click-to-call campaigns. These databases will usually return the relevant contact, or contacts, based on an entered postcode.

Selecting a database

Selecting a target database, or databases, for your campaign can be done in the Admin page of your campaign (the Target Settings panel), which can be accessed via the settings cog/ gear icon.

Available databases

What databases you have available depends on your contract. If you wish add more, please contact support.

Key:

❎

Database can also be used with a X post-to-target campaign

πŸ“ž

Database can also be used with a click-to-call campaign

⇄

Database can be used for data mapping (UK / North America)

In the UK

National government

Westminster MPs ❎ πŸ“ž ⇄ -
Do not use until this has been updated with election reults, which will around 1 week after the election is over

Westminster MP Election Candidate ❎
For use during the election campaign - updated daily
Returns multiple candidates per postcode for use during the 2024 election campaign

MSP/MS/MLA/England MP ❎ πŸ“ž ⇄
This includes members of devolved parliaments, plus MPs for England.
There are also two variants available: MSP constituency only & MSP region.

House of Lords
This database does not use postcode lookup. Instead a randomiser can be used to choose one to target. Contact Support for more information

Local government

All councillors

Councillors – Upper Tier
Updated 19th June 2024 with results from the local elections
For postcodes that have a two-tier council this will return their county councillors. For single-tier it will return their borough, unitary or district councillors

District/Unitary Authority Councillors
Updated 19th June 2024 with results from the local elections
For postcodes that have a two-tier council, this will return their unitary or district councillors

County Councillors
Updated 19th June 2024 with results from the local elections
This will only return county councillors, so doesn’t cover the whole of the UK

Specific council members

Council Leaders – Upper Tier
Will be updated in July 2024 with results from the local elections
For postcodes that have a two-tier council this will return their county councillor leader. For single-tier it will return their borough, unitary or district councillor leader

District/Unitary/Borough Council leaders
Will be updated in July 2024 with results from the local elections
For postcodes that have a two-tier council, this will return their unitary or district councillor leader

County Council Leaders
Will be updated in July 2024 with results from the local elections
English Counties only are included in this database. If no target is found, then the contact β€œNo County Council for this area” is returned which you can redirect on

Council Transport Leads
Transport Leads aren’t covered by the NI districts (apart from one for β€œBelfast City Council”) and there is a Vacant Seat in β€œLondon Borough of Hackney”

Election candidate databases

See this article for more information

Other

Local newspapers – letters to the editor

Health and Wellbeing Board Chairs
England only

Police Commissioners ❎ πŸ“ž

London Assembly members ❎

ICB Chairs (Integrated Care Board Chairs – England only. ICBs are the replacement for CCGs)

ICB Chairs covers England only. ICB/HB/HSCT Chairs covers ICBs in England, along with their equivalents in Northern Ireland (Health and Social Care Trusts), and Scotland and Wales (Health Boards)

Directors of Children’s Services
England, Scotland and Wales

Adult Services (Councillors)

Council Health Leads

Mental Health Trusts CEOs

NHS Trusts CEOs

Cancer Alliances Chairs ❎
England only

Special lookup databases

Council Areas Lookup ⇄
County only & District/Unitary only

District Council Ward Lookup ⇄

London Ward Mapping ⇄

UK Region Lookup ⇄
Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, various English regions

In Europe

MEP All Europe
This database does not use postcode lookup. Contact support if you wish to use this database

European Commissioners

In Canada

Federal Government

Federal MPs (English) ❎ πŸ“ž ⇄

Federal MPs (French) ❎ πŸ“ž

Canada Senators (English) ❎

Canada Senators (French) ❎

Provincial Government

Provincial MLA/MPP (English) ❎ ⇄

Provincial MLA/MPP (French) ❎

Local Government

Toronto City Councillors ⇄

In Australia

After the elections, databases have been renamed adding DO NO USE to their names. Vote counting and publishing official results in Australia usually takes a long time and we will let you know once the databases have been updated.

Federal MPs πŸ“ž ⇄

State Legislative Assembly ❎ πŸ“ž

State Legislative Council ❎ πŸ“ž

Senate ❎ πŸ“ž

In the USA

Federal government

US House of Representatives ❎ πŸ“ž ⇄

US Senators ❎ πŸ“ž ⇄

State government

State Governors ❎ πŸ“ž

State Attorneys General ❎ πŸ“ž

State Legislature House ❎ ⇄

State Legislature Senate ❎ ⇄

Local government

County Officials

Municipality Officials

There is also a subset of this database for Mayors only

New York City Council ❎

Washington DC Council ❎

Mayors ❎

Los Angeles Council members ❎ πŸ“ž

Address 1, City, State and Zip are required for all US databases. Also note that Title with the values Mr. Mrs. Miss Ms. or Dr. and a 10 digit phone number are required for the US Senate database.

In Ireland

Ireland TDs
This database does not use postcode lookup. To use in an ETT it will need to be a custom database. Please talk to Support if you wish to have that set up

Ireland MEPs
This database does not use postcode lookup. To use in an ETT it will need to be a custom database. Please talk to Support if you wish to have that set up

Downloading data from target databases

You cannot download contact data, such as email addresses, for target databases. By using the reference data functionality, you are able to download limited information. 

Supporter Address Not Pulling a Target

We do our best to maintain and keep our databases as up-to-date as possible. There are times when supporter addresses are not pulling a target from the database. You can request an update to the database. 
Canadian Databases: https://secure.engagingnetworks.net/page/131641/data/1
United States Databases: https://secure.engagingnetworks.net/page/129950/data/1
*For US addresses, you’ll need to check the address against the USPS database (link on the page)

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